Liverpool fans all saying the same thing after club is put up for sale and Real Madrid draw in Champions League | The Sun

Liverpool fans all saying the same thing after club is put up for sale and Real Madrid draw in Champions League | The Sun

November 7, 2022

LIVERPOOL fans have joked that the club has been put up for sale as a response to their Champions League draw.

The Reds were drawn against Real Madrid in the round of 16, the club that has beaten them in two recent finals of the tournament.

News had broke that the owners FSG are inviting offers for the club after deciding after 12 years it is the right time to sell up.

Fans have started to joke that the move is an attempt to try and avoid owning the club during another potential defeat to the LaLiga side.

One said: "John Henry desperate to avoid watching another undeserved defeat to Real Madrid in the UCL, then."

Another tweeted: "Amazing that Liverpool get Real Madrid in the champions league then get put up for sale lol."

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A third said: "Wait so Liverpool owners put the club up for sale after finding out they have to play Real Madrid again in the Champions League?"

A fourth added: "Liverpool have been put up for sale exactly when they saw they play against Real Madrid."

A fifth shared: "FSG really saw Liverpool draw Real Madrid and decided to put that club up for sale. They knew when they were out of the Champions League, the fans were gonna come after them."

The first defeat came in the 2018 final in Kyiv when Gareth Bale scored a stunning brace in the 3-1 win.

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The second defeat to Real was in last season's final as Vinicius Junior's solo goal was enough to give his side their 14th title.

Liverpool was also knocked out at the same stage in 2020/21 when they lost 3-1 on aggregate over the two legs.

Overall, the Reds have only beaten Madrid three times across their nine meetings in the competition, losing five and drawing one.

The first leg between the two sides will take place at Anfield on February 14 next year before the second leg on March 7.

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