Liverpool's board receives two new bids to buy club By Dan Roan BBC sports news correspondent Liverpool's board met on Tuesday after it received two new bids to buy the club, BBC Sport understands. It is thought one of the offers is from Asia, with the other from America. A source close to the negotiations said: "Both would significantly reduce the debt and give the current owners their original investment back." But the club's American co-owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett are understood to be opposing the sale of the Reds to either of the two parties. BBC Sport - Football - Liverpool's board split over two new bids to buy club Reports tonight that the once all powerful Liverpool FC are undergoing a boardroom struggle with two bids for ownership of the club. One of them being linked to Boston RedSox owner John Henry. Liverpool was once one of the powerhouses of English and European football but after a series of poor decisions in the choice of team manager recent years have seen the clubs glory years diminish to todays position of being in the relegation zone. Hmmmm. John Henry, eh. There's a John Henry that frequents my local. I do hope it's not him. Anyone know him? He's not about 6'1, 15 stone, loud and thick as two planks nailed together?