John W Henry concedes no player will be kept at Liverpool against their will - but is surprised at how contracts matter so little in England.
There has been speculation this week over the futures of the Reds' star men Fernando Torres, Jose Reina and Dirk Kuyt, with reports suggesting the trio could leave the club in either January or at the end of the season.
And while Reds owner Henry concedes he wouldn't want to keep hold of an unhappy player, he is surprised at contracts in the Premier League are barely worth the paper they are written on.
"It is a completely different system here to what we are used to," he said. "If a player has a contract in the United States they fulfil the contract. Over here, it seems players have much more say-so about where they are.