The Queen: Liverpool extend condolences to Her Majesty

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Liverpool have joined other leading sporting clubs and bodies in paying tribute to HRH Queen Elizabeth II, who died aged 96 on Thursday.

Britain's longest-serving monarch passed away in Balmoral earlier today, just months after celebrating her Platinum Jubilee.

The sporting world has paid tribute to the Queen, with the Premier League announcing it was "deeply saddened" by her passing.

Jurgen Klopp's side were among those to express their sorrow.

"Liverpool Football Club is saddened by the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II," read an official statement. "We extend our sincere condolences to The Royal Family."

It has yet to be announced whether Liverpool's Premier League meeting with Wolves will go ahead this weekend.