Fulham refer to comments made by Brendan Rodgers on the official Liverpool FC website in July relating to their interest in Dempsey.
In addition, a statement appeared on NESN, the club’s owners website, that a deal had been reached for Dempsey’s signature. An apology was later released.
The Telegraph report today of the possible consequences of Liverpool’s actions:
Evidence is still being assembled in the case, but Liverpool could be fined or hit with a suspended points deduction if they are unable to defend themselves against the charge.
Liverpool intend to fight the allegations.