When I woke up this morning the headline was about the Americans trying to sack Purslow and Ayre from the Board to replace them with their own puppets. That legal dispute apparently continues, but BBC Sport has just popped up with this headline.
"Crisis-hit Liverpool are to be sold to the owners of the Boston Red Sox baseball team.
But the takeover by the New England Sports Ventures is subject to the resolution of a legal dispute with US owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett.
The Premier League will also have to approve the latest American buyout.
Earlier Hicks and Gillett tried to sack managing director Christian Purslow and commercial director Ian Ayre in a last-ditch bid to keep control of the club. "