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    montecristosaint wrote:
    Epsom Saint wrote:
    Forest Saint wrote:
    Can we not sell Ms Liebherr too? Why can't she move on and wreak havoc somewhere else?
    That's a ridiculous thing to say given the money she has invested in this club.
    I have to take issue with this idea that Liebherr has invested massively in this club. She hasnt. Arguably most of the investment was made by her father, or provided for by him, and I refer to the training facilities in particular. She has no interest in the club, never did and that is why Cortese left. Time for Saints fans to wake up smell the coffee and realize the damage being done to the club. I personally will never forgive her, and I suspect there are thousands who feel the same way. The question is will she have the gall to show her face at St Marys at our first home game?? it would be a bald faced cheek if she did frankly. Time for her to sell the club, she is not wanted here any longer.
    Here's someone who wants her here for as long as she want to keep the club. Maybe what you meant to say before you assumed the right to speak for all Saints fans is that you don't want her here anymore. You have the right not to forgive her for whatever imagined crime it is you are accusing her of.
    Let me ask you a question please. If Southampton earned £100 pounds today from selling shirts for example, once the supplier has been paid and the taxman has his cut. The rest goes to Southampton FC. Who owns that money?
    Oh just worked that out for myself - it belongs to Katharina Liebherr every single penny of it.
    So another question then. If Southampton decides to spend that profit on some new footballs is that a legitimate business investment?
    Oh, just worked that out for myself too, silly me, of course it is. Wait a minute Southampton doesn't have any money - not a single penny. It actually belongs to the owner, who is..........Katharin
    a, so, therefore every teabag, toilet roll, pen, phone call, and even the serious stuff such as the wages of who knows how many employees and the contracts for who knows how many local companies are all paid by Katharina Liebherr with her money because as I've just worked out for myself Southampton doesn't have any money unless she gives it to us.
    Southampton just purchased a couple of players costing a lot of money did the club use its own money. Oh silly me again we've already established it has not money of its own, maybe you bought them? Well somebody had to give the nearly 20mill to bring them so who exactly was it gave that money then? That's right Monte by now even you should be getting the picture - it was Katharina's money every last single penny of it. Feel big about making such a fool of yourself now - you should. I hope for your sake she doesn't take your abuse too personally and decide she doesn't want you or your twisted bile on her business premises. Run it all over in your mind and then see if you can come on here man up and be a little more grateful and humble toward the lady who is funding everything to do with our club with her own money."
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Fee of £20m agreed between Southampton and Liverpool for Dejan Lovren

Lovren fee of £20m agreed between Saints and Liverpool

Lovren fee of £20m agreed between Saints and Liverpool

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Liverpool have agreed a fee believed to be in the region of £20m for Saints defender Dejan Lovren.

The Croatian centre half has long been angling for a move to Anfield, after the Premier League runner-ups' interest in him was revealed.

At one point, he even threatened to not return to Staplewood following the World Cup in a bid to force through the move to Liverpool.

Manger Ronald Koeman said last week that he was prepared to let Lovren go if the Reds met Saints' asking price, as he did not want players at Southampton who did not want to be there.

He will be the third Southampton player to swap the South Coast for the North West this summer, following in the footsteps of Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.

In total, Liverpool have paid Saints around £49m for the three players, which is half of the total outlay Brendan Rodgers has put on seven new signings.

Lovren joined Saints from French side Lyon for a fee of £8.5m last summer.

It is understood he will undergo a medical tomorrow before finalising the move.

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