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Liverpool set to launch bid for Atletico ace

Liverpool are contemplating a summer move to bring Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan to Anfield according to Spanish source AS.

Brandon Rodgers is believed to be a keen admirer of the Turkish international and is said to be preparing a £19m bid for the diminutive winger.

Turan has impressed since moving to La Liga 18 months ago and has been a key part of an Atletico Madrid team that has surprised all this season.

Adding fuel to the transfer fire, Turan’s agent Ahmet Bulut has recently been quoted as telling Turkish state broadcasting service TRT:

“Arda has played at Atletico Madrid for two seasons now. I have wanted to see him play for another team in another league and Arda wants the same.”

“I can’t say the league or you’ll know exactly who I’m talking about but let’s just put it like this, there are only 5-6 clubs which could afford Arda right now and he’s going to join one of these five clubs.”




5 Comments

  1. Bill

    18 February, 2013 at 19:29

    Yet another. How many midfielders are we going to be linked with and how much money do you think FSG has?

  2. Anonymous

    18 February, 2013 at 23:57

    Bill FSG are not putting Money into Liverpool FC Liverpool are spending the Cash that the club makes on and off the field Rodgers has a plan he cant do that plan in one go we dont have the funds to be able to do that so we have to do it over 3 or 4 windows and that means that we will have players playing that are not the managers No1 choice for the position but they will have to do a job there untill we can replace them The so called kids will make up the squad and the money will be spent on the round pegs to fit into the round holes as you have seen with Sturridge and Coutinho Suarez Gerrard you will see more midfielders and then Defenders signed untill he his happy that the players on the pitch our his players playing his style of football its really not that difficult to understand

    • axis

      19 February, 2013 at 04:12

      This guy is a LFC fan. if we get him it’ll be like Suarez. he’ll play for the badge with his heart & soul. We’ve linked with him many times before, hopefully we really get him this time. he’s all class

  3. Castilo

    19 February, 2013 at 05:50

    Liverpool need to reshufle de defence unlik skirtel de guy is is nt wrkin for us an we need anoda striker fo back up bcos borini is nt wrkin too we re only left wit two strikers fo nw

  4. Suarez2

    20 February, 2013 at 10:47

    Yea liverpool dont hav money but why spending big money on donkey players there are so many experiance players out there we can go for strikers like chicarito n marco reus

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