Is a Liverpool takeover in doubt, following the Manchester United bombshell?

Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold places the ball on the corner during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final Leg One match between Liverpool and Villarreal at Anfield on April 27, 2022 in Liverpool, England.
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Liverpool were expecting a takeover in the coming weeks, potentially from Qatari investors – but with Manchester United now the subject of rumours, where do the Reds stand?

Reports suggest that Manchester United could receive bids from a Qatar-based group within days, with big plans to invest in Erik ten Hag's squad and even renovate Old Trafford. Just last month, however, Qatari journalist Mohammed Saeed Alkaabi claimed that, "Qatar are giving priority to the acquisition of Liverpool Football Club."

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