Michael Bridges wants £700m foreign investors to consider Leeds as Liverpool alternative

Liverpool have been linked with investment, but do Leeds need it far more?

Liverpool have been linked with a huge takeover, with The Star this week reporting foreign investors are looking at buying the club.

The paper claim a family member of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour is in talks to buy the Reds, even speculating the unnamed investor could be the president of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa.

It is claimed that the would-be buyer has £700 million set aside to clinch a deal, if talks are successful.

Liverpool's current owners, Fenway Sports Group's intentions are unclear, but evidently the proposed amount is a huge figure to consider.

One former Premier League striker is hoping that attentions could switch to another club if talks are unsuccessful.

Michael Bridges commented on Twitter that he would love them to look at Leeds United as an alternative.

Leeds could certainly do with that sort of investment to return them to their former glories, in comparison to Liverpool who are already estimated to have plenty of money to spend this summer, and are currently in the Europa League semi-final, a tournament which provides entry to next season's Champions League for the winner.

By contrast the Whites are mid-table in the Championship and have been out of the Premier League for more than a decade, with fans unhappy with current owner Massimo Cellino.

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