Liverpool mull Kraft-backed takeover?

December 2, 2004
Liverpool are reported to be in talks with the 'L4' group, a consortium put together by two US-based entertainment executives, which could lead to a takeover.

The consortium is thought to have the backing of the Kraft family, owners of Superbowl champions New England Patriots and the New England Revolution soccer franchise, currently coached by formerly Liverpool player Steve Nicol.

Mike Jefferies, one of the men behind L4, told the Financial Times: 'We are working with Keith ...

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