Upgrading Anfield may be impossible

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Liverpool's principal owner John Henry has admitted their preferred option of redeveloping Anfield may not be possible as there are "so many obstacles".

The issue of whether to leave their home of over 100 years has been a thorny one since it became apparent the new stadium in Stanley Park promised by former owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett was never going to materialise.

When Fenway Sports Group took control of the club last October, they set about reassessing whether Liverpool could remain at a redeveloped Anfield – but Henry wrote on Twitter: "Anfield is certainly first choice but realities may dictate otherwise. So many obstacles..."