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Liverpool sued over commission from the past kit sponsorship deal

Liverpool are being sued for more than UK£1 million (US$1.3 million) in commission it is claimed they owe from a past kit sponsorship deal with gambling firm BetVictor.

Sports sponsorship company Winlink claims the Premier League leaders owe it UK£1.125 million (US$1.424 million) after one of its senior executives introduced club officials to their contacts at BetVictor in 2013. The Reds went on to unveil the online bookmaker as the sponsor of their training kit in July 2016.

The trial is due to last until 12th June, with the judge expected to reserve his judgment to a later date.

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