Liverpool’s principal proprietor John W Henry has issued a prolonged assertion apologising for the “disruption” he brought on over the banished European Tremendous League.
Six Premier League groups adopted six others throughout Europe on Sunday by asserting their bombshell intentions to kind their very own profitable league. The transfer hit widespread condemnation from all corners of soccer, followers, pundits and governing our bodies alike. As such, the plans got here crashing down in a matter of hours on Tuesday, beginning with Chelsea’s withdrawal.
Certainly, Manchester City, Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool all adopted go well with.
The transfer has introduced the golf equipment again onside with the Premier League, UEFA and the FA; the 2 former our bodies threatened to expel the English groups from their competitions.
Nonetheless, Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher has mentioned that Henry and Fenway Sports activities Group (FSG), which owns the Reds, have no way of coming back from their intentions.
However, the Anfield membership launched Henry’s prolonged apology to supporters through Twitter.
Liverpool’s principal proprietor mentioned: “I wish to apologise to all of the followers and supporters of Liverpool Soccer Membership for the disruption I’ve brought on over the previous 48 hours.
“It goes with out saying, however ought to be mentioned, that the undertaking put ahead was by no means going to face with out the help of the followers. No-one ever thought in a different way in England.
John W Henry’s message to Liverpool supporters. pic.twitter.com/pHW3RbOcKu
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) April 21, 2021
“Over these 48 hours we have been very clear that it will not stand. We heard you. I heard you. And I wish to apologise to Jurgen [Klopp], to Billy [Hogan, Liverpool CEO), to the players and to everyone who works so hard at LFC to make our fans proud.
“They have absolutely no responsibility for this disruption. They were the most disrupted – and unfairly so. This is what hurts most. They love your club and work to make you proud every single day.”
Henry added that he will now work to rebuild the relationship between FSG and the fans.
Henry wants Liverpool trust back
“I know the entire LFC team has the expertise, leadership and passion necessary to rebuild trust and help us move forward,” he added.
“More than a decade ago when we signed up for the challenges associated with football, we dreamed of what you dream of and we’ve worked hard to improve your club.
“Our work isn’t done and I hope you’ll understand that even when we make mistakes, we’re trying to work in your club’s best interests.
“In this endeavour, I’ve let you down. Again, I’m sorry and I alone am responsible for the unnecessary negativity brought forward over the last couple of days.
“It’s something I won’t forget and shows the power the fans have today and will rightly continue to have.”
Liverpool fans promise made
Henry finished by making a promise to Liverpool fans over his work following the rise and fall of the controversial European Super League.
“If there’s one thing this horrible pandemic has clearly shown, it’s how crucial fans are to us in sport and in every sport. It’s shown in empty stadium. It’s been an incredibly tough year for all of us, virtually no-one unaffected,” Henry said.
“It’s important that the Liverpool football family remain intact, vital and committed to what we’ve seen from you globally with local gestures of kindness and support.
“I can promise you I will do whatever I can to further that. Thanks for listening.”
On the pitch, Liverpool return to action on Saturday, when they face Newcastle at Anfield.
Their top-four hopes were boosted on Tuesday, as Chelsea drew 0-0 with Chelsea.