As Fenway Sports Group add LeBron James, one of the most well known athletes in the world, as partner – alongside approving a significant investment from RedBird Capital Partners – many Liverpool fans have flocked to Twitter to react to the news.
James, as first reported by the Boston Globe, has become a partner with FSG as the Liverpool owners’ ambitious growth plans take a major step – with a New York based investment firm also being added.
Is this big news for Liverpool?
The NBA superstar, and his business partner Maverick Carter, are now taking a more active role in global sports ownership having been a part-owner of Liverpool since 2011.
In addition to this, FSG have also approved a $750 million (£538.9 million) investment from RedBird Capital Partners – prompting many Reds to react as this ‘huge’ news emerges.
Given the profile of James and his now larger role as an FSG partner, combined with their owners acquiring a significant investment, it’s safe to say why many supporters believe this is indeed ‘massive’.
Find all of their verdicts down below.
Reds react to ‘huge’ FSG news
“Wow nice one”
“hopefully this will benefit Liverpool !!”
“MBAPPPEEEEEEEE tears in my eyes”
“I hope this means there is money for LFC and Klopp to spend this summer without sales”
“This is massive.”
“Apparently he’s a mental fan after he came to the club and watched his first game its massive for liverpool fc”
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