Liverpool evening headlines as Vincent Kompany speaks out on title luck after Philippe Coutinho transfer blow

Liverpool evening headlines as Vincent Kompany speaks out on title luck after Philippe Coutinho transfer blow

Here are your evening Liverpool headlines for Saturday, May 23. Tom Werner admitted that Liverpool’s hierarchy made a mistake by utilising the government’s furlough scheme last month to pay some non-playing staff at the club. Liverpool chairman, Werner, alongside the club’s owners FSG reversed the decision within 48 hours following significant backlash from supporters. "It’s better to admit a mistake than to dig your heels in," Werner said via the Daily Mail. "Hopefully people will know that all we really care about is trying to support the fans and support our players and our club in a way that is sustainable." The club’s chairman also added that he hopes football can return as soon as it is safe to do so. "It’s a terrible situation we’re all in," he added. "Someday, hopefully, there will be a vaccine and we can return to the joy of being in a stadium and watching the elegant play of great football players." Bayern Munich have confirmed that they will not be looking to activate their 120million euro option to buy former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho in the next transfer window. Such news is likely to boost a number of Premier League clubs who have reportedly shown interest in signing the talented Brazilian from Barcelona. The ECHO understands that Liverpool aren’t interested in being reunited with their former midfielder, however. Coutinho has played 22 league matches for Bayern Munich this season but a sizeable option to buy price tag has deterred the ...
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