Liverpool chief Ayre insists Henry fully committed - from Boston

Liverpool chief Ian Ayre insists owner John W Henry is fully committed.

Liverpool chief Ian Ayre insists owner John W Henry is fully committed.

Ayre insisted the lack of Henry's presence to see his second major sports investment - his other being the Boston Red Sox baseball team - does not mean anything.

"I wouldn't read anything into John not being here," Ayre said.

"Two things: firstly he has had lot of work to do on the Boston Red Sox this year, they are approaching their pre-season now.

"Secondly, he also became a father again quite recently so he's likely been busy changing nappies!

"I speak to John very regularly and he's really pleased with the way things are going with the team.

"I know he keeps in contact with Brendan (Rodgers) regularly. I'm sure we will see him here soon.

"John's commitment to Liverpool isn't about him being at games. It's about him being involved and committed and being supportive.

"All that happens on a consistent basis. We get great support from both John and Tom (Werner).

"I was over in Boston recently and met with all the different investors in FSG and they are greatly supportive for what we're trying to achieve and are 100% behind us."

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