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Home News & Events Sports Fenway Sports Group, Owners Of Liverpool, In Negotiations To Purchase Bordeaux

Fenway Sports Group, Owners Of Liverpool, In Negotiations To Purchase Bordeaux

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The U.S. owners of Liverpool are looking to purchase French club Bordeaux as they seek to expand their football portfolio.

Bordeaux said on Tuesday that the project to sell a majority stake to Fenway Sports Group has been presented to the Direction Nationale du Contrôle de Gestion, which monitors the finances of French clubs.

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“We are working, hand in hand with them, as part of the continuation of negotiations and due diligence,” Bordeaux said in a statement.

Bordeaux, the Ligue 1 champions six times, most recently in 2009, are considered a distressed asset. They wish to obtain assurances of funding for the upcoming season and are presently contesting a decision that would have demoted the team to the third division.

Liverpool said in March that FSG, their owner since 2010, was looking to buy another football club.

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With six French leagues titles, four French Cups, three League Cups and success on the European stage, the southwestern club are one of the most decorated in the country.

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