Linda Pizzuti, Liverpool owner’s wife is the latest person to hint at a possible sale of the club to a secret UAE billionaire. Her tweet following the emphatic 4-0 against Everton in the latest Merseyside derby spoke millions of words to the football world, especially to Liverpool fans.
The phrase “….. LFC has been an exciting club” in her tweet on Wednesday night confirmed that the rumors that the club is set to be taken over by a member of UAE’s Royal Family could be true. The club is said to preparing for a change of ownership which will cost the billionaire buyer in excess of £700 m.
Liverpool thrashed their bitter rivals Everton 4-0 to increase the speculation that Roberto Martinez could leave the club this summer. Goals from Divock Origi, Mamadou Sakho, Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho were enough to seal an important win for the Reds. Linda Pizzuti praised them for their wonderful performance that has seen them win 14 out of the last 15 games they have played.
Most twitter of Linda Pizzuti in twitter were able to read between the lines, with rumors of a possible takeover in the last few weeks having been brushed off by many Liverpool fans as mere grapevine. Most Liverpool fans and football fans from other parts of the world in general do not know what the move portends for the club, and that is why there various reactions to Pizzuti’s tweet.
However, the wealthy billionaire who is preparing to buy the club is confident that the deal will go through. Liverpool will be the second team in England to be owned by sheikhs from the UAE.