A judge at London's High Court said Wednesday he doesn't trust the Americans who used to own Liverpool as they pursue legal action over the forced sale of the Premier League club.
The bitter court battle over ownership of Liverpool has resumed with the American former co-owners pursuing a $1.6 billion damages claim for what they called a "giant swindle."
The future of Liverpool hinges on a ruling by a British judge after a High Court hearing Tuesday that exposed the sharp divisions over the proposed sale of the Premier League club to the parent company of the Boston Red Sox.
Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks is launching another bid to keep hold of the Premier League club by securing financing from a private equity company which would share control with him.
A Syrian businessman has claimed he is in "advanced negotiations" to buy Liverpool from the Premier League club's financially troubled owners.
American investors Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. assumed full control of the Liverpool soccer club on Friday.
Storied English soccer club Liverpool recommended Tuesday that its shareholders accept a takeover bid from American businessmen George Gillett Jr. and Tom Hicks.