NESV Liverpool Ownership Not Ready to Commit to Decision on Anfield, Ready to Address ‘Unacceptable’ Level of Play

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It’s been a busy few months for John Henry and the New England Sports Venture (NESV) group as they continue to learn on the job with their new purchase, Liverpool Football Club.

One of the main things, however, the new ownership group is working toward is a decision on is the future of the Reds’ historic stadium, Anfield.

“I think we agree that it’s a cathedral,” chairman Tom Werner said. “It’s too early to go in one direction or the other in terms of to build a new stadium or to refurbish Anfield … But the excitement that you feel at Anfield is palpable.”

“The moment I saw the pitch I fell in love,” owner John Henry said. “There’s not just a history, there’s an ambiance. It would be a shame, and I do think it’s an asset to the club to be at Anfield. But we have to do whats best in the long-term interest of the club, and we’ll do that.”

When asked what about the approaching January transfer window, Henry said that the ownership group and management is continuing to do their research, while pledging the club will do their best. Henry did call the play of LFC in the past year and a half “unacceptable.”

To see more of the interview, see the video above from lfc.tv.

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