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Failed Brewster payment & 2 Reds edge closer to return – Latest LFC News

Liverpool’s preparations for another trip to Wolves are ongoing, meanwhile, the club have been left waiting for another payment from Sheffield United and Virgil van Dijk and Roberto Firmino look to have taken the next step on their return from injury.

 

Brewster payment owed

Rhian Brewster left Liverpool for Sheffield United in 2020 in another masterful Michael Edwards move, with the club banking a fee of up to £23.5 million.

He had made just four senior appearances for the Reds after rising through the academy and was only 20 at the time of his move to Yorkshire.

It’s been far from a smooth transition for Brewster in the years since, making 63 appearances and scoring just five goals – not quite the bang for Sheffield United‘s buck.

Although, the Echo‘s Theo Squires has reported that the Blades have failed to make a recent payment to Liverpool pertaining to Brewster’s move.

Squires states that it is “unclear how much the Blades owe the Reds” but that “the default payment contributed to them being placed under embargo.”

The EFL placed a transfer embargo on Sheffield United in mid-January after failing to pay instalments owed to other clubs, a clear breach of their rules.

Although, there is a potential for the transfer embargo to soon be lifted with the Times reporting that Nigerian billionaire Dozy Mmobuosi is close to a £90 million takeover, which would allow the Blades to pay their debts.

 

Virgil and Bobby take next step

  • There are ‘growing whispers‘ that Joel Matip could be on the move this summer, he’s currently 31 and his current contract expires in 2024. What would you do?

 

LFC owners, set pieces & makeovers

  • If you ever dreamed of a Liverpool-themed bedroom growing up – or even now! – then you may be a little jealous of Steven Gerrard‘s son Lio and his room makeover.

 

‘Awakward’ at Chelsea & class from Leicester

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, January 8, 2023: Chelsea's manager Graham Potter during the FA Cup 3rd Round match between Manchester City FC and Chelsea FC at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

  • Leicester City‘s chairman has written off £194 million of debt the club owed to King Power International. Another brilliant gesture from the Foxes hierarchy. (The Athletic)

 

Photo of the day & match of the night

If only we could all look as cool as Smokin’ Joe Fagan. What a legend.

Joe Fagan Manager of Liverpool Football Club, pictured by pool morning after Liverpool's European Cup victory against Roma at the Stadio Olimpico, Rome Italy May 1984. (Image: Trinity Mirror / Mirrorpix / Alamy Stock Photo)

If you want to take a look at what Real Madrid could have to offer in less than three weeks’ time, they face Valencia in La Liga at 8pm (UK).

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