Liverpool set for Nike boost as Manchester United fear role reversal – Liverpool Echo

Liverpool set for Nike boost as Manchester United fear role reversal – Liverpool Echo

It’s the start of a busy week for Liverpool.

The Reds are preparing for what is traditionally their biggest match of the season when they take on Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday.

By then, United could be ahead of them in the Premier League table.

And while the two rivals are competing on the pitch, they’re also going at it away from the grass as well.

Here’s your latest Liverpool digest with two of our biggest stories from Monday.

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Liverpool set for financial boost from Nike, naming rights and more.

Liverpool’s accounts are due to be revealed in the first few months of 2021 and the Reds, like many other clubs, are expecting to feel the pinch of the coronavirus pandemic.

A record turnover of £550m last year is almost certainly set to drop, but it’s not all doom and gloom for the Reds.

Indeed, FSG have led a tight ship in recent years and Liverpool still have plenty to be positive about off the pitch.

European accountancy firm KPMG’s report into the financial impact of coronavirus on the six winners of Europe’s biggest domestic leagues, and while they are predicting serious drops in revenue, they believe Liverpool’s commercial activity will remain strong.

Things such as Liverpool’s Nike kit deal and the impact of a naming rights partnership with Axa for the Reds’ training ground could kick in.

Read the full report here.

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Manchester United should fear Liverpool role reversal

Manchester United have been awarded a lot of penalties this season.

Almost twice the amount Liverpool have been given, in fact, with 11 spot kicks to the Reds’ six.

But don’t be surprised if there’s something of a role reversal on Saturday.

And if that’s the case, the Reds have Mohamed Salah on the cusp of a club record, ready and willing to step-up and take it.

Read Ian Doyle’s full report here.