Gary Lineker reacts strongly on Twitter to Liverpool's increased ticket prices

Gary Lineker

The Reds hierarchy aren't treating their fans - who have made the club so special throughout history - at all well.

Gary Lineker has accused Liverpool of 'unwarranted avarice' on Twitter after plans were announced to raise ticket prices at Anfield.

And he's not wrong.

Prices were quoted as high as £77 recently and the club's strategy on this one is quite bizarre.

Lineker has argued that the new television deal - which will guarantee Premier League clubs huge sums next summer - reduces the need to try and rip off the match-going fans who regularly pay for tickets.

As well as raising ticket prices, FSG have been quoted as referring to Liverpool supporters as 'customers.'

Economically speaking, even if the club felt they had just cause to raise prices (on moral or financial grounds, which they certainly don't anyway), how can the Liverpool hierarchy charge a higher price for a reduced consumer good?

Liverpool are nowhere near the team they were just a couple of season ago let alone throughout history.

So hear, hear, Gary. What on earth is the thinking behind the latest developments at Anfield?

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