Super League: Liverpool owner apologizes to supporters, Klopp and players

Liverpool owner John W Henry apologized on Wednesday morning in a video posted on the club’s social networks. The boss of the Reds clears the players and staff, while apologizing to the supporters for this Super League project.

Make way for great forgiveness. Liverpool owner John W Henry apologized to all supporters, but also to his players and club staff. The American investor took sole responsibility for the presence of his club in this European Super League project.

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“I would like to apologize to all Liverpool fans and supporters for the disruption I have caused over the past 48 hours,” John W Henry begins in his speech. It goes without saying that the proposed project does not was never going to unfold without the support of the fans. Nobody thought differently in England. In those 48 hours you’ve been very clear. We heard you, I heard you. “

“Klopp and the players have no responsibility”

Like the other five English, Liverpool announced its withdrawal on Tuesday evening from this Super League project. The winner of the 2019 Champions League was under threat of exclusion from national competitions, and necessarily from UEFA European competitions, as this project entered into competition.

Long deemed hostile to such a project, Jürgen Klopp did not support this Super League. After Monday’s Premier League match against Leeds, James Milner strongly criticized the project, while captain Jordan Henderson called a meeting of English club captains to discuss a response to be submitted.

“I want to apologize to Jürgen (Klopp, Editor’s note), the players and all those who work so hard to make our fans proud. They have absolutely no responsibility for these disturbances, said John W Henry. were the most disturbed and unfairly. That’s what hurts the most. They love the club and work to make you proud every day. I let you down. I am once again sorry and solely responsible for what happened in the last two days. It’s something I won’t forget. “

For Liverpool now, it will be necessary to “restore confidence” as indicated by its owner. “I hope you understand that when we make mistakes we try to work in the best interests of your club,” Henry said, defending himself after this episode. For Liverpool, it will now be necessary to seek on the ground a qualification for the next Champions League on the ground, currently 6th in the Premier League after 32 days.

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