Canadian based Syrian businessman Yahya Kirdi claims he and his consortium of investors are very close to purchasing Liverpool Football Club.
Kirdi says he has agreed terms with the club’s current owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks and a purchase agreement is being negotiated currently.
Kirdi is thought to have made an offer which includes details of how he will pay off the club’s spiraling debt, and finance a the building of a new stadium.
Kirdi said, “Agreement has been reached on all major terms including the purchase price, repayment of the existing bank debt and financing of a new stadium in Liverpool’s Stanley Park.
“A formal purchase agreement between the parties is in the final stage of negotiation.”
“With additional money to improve the squad and financing in place to build the new stadium, LFC will be on a solid foundation to compete in the Premiership and in Europe for years to come.”
It is understood that there around six informal offers for the club from suitors based around the world. A decision on the club’s ownership is expected in the next few days.