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

08 November 2009 03:00
  [LNB]No sale: Gerrad and Torres won't be leaving Anfield[LNB]Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks has insisted no star players will be sold. [LNB]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. [LNB]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. [LNB]He told the Sunday Mirror: 'None of our star players will be sold, regardlessof results. [LNB]'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. [LNB]'We are happy with the way things are going financially but we hoped thingswould be better on the pitch.'[LNB] Liverpool chief Tom Hicks wants £250m for naming rights to new AnfieldEXCLUSIVE: England heartache for Michael Owen: Fabio Capello ends striker's World Cup dreamIAN RIDLEY: Can Liverpool really afford NOT to sack £4m-a-year Rafa Benitez? LIVERPOOL FC

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