Liverpool chief Tom Hicks insists: We don't have to sell Gerrard and Torres

08 November 2009 03:00

No sale: Gerrad and Torres won't be leaving Anfield

Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks has insisted no star players will be sold.

The Reds are in the midst of a woeful run and lie seventh in the BarclaysPremier League, nine points off leaders Chelsea, while they are also on thebrink of an early exit from the Champions League.

Failure to reach the knockout stages would be a severe financial blow but Hicksis adamant the likes of Fernando Torres or Steven Gerrard will not be forced toleave Anfield because of cash pressures. 

He told the Sunday Mirror: 'None of our star players will be sold, regardlessof results.

'The club is doing very well due to rapidly growing commercial revenues. We have significant investor interest and want to make sure that we pickhigh-quality partners.

'We are happy with the way things are going financially but we hoped thingswould be better on the pitch.'

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Source: Daily_Mail