Liverpool bid £16 million for Sevilla's Alberto MorenoBy bobricky 04:01 Thu, 29 May 2014 Comments
Wanted man: Alberto Moreno (right)
could be on his way to
Liverpool have bid £16 million for
Sevilla left-back Alberto Moreno, with
midfielder Suso a possible
makeweight in the deal.
Morena is one of several summer
targets on what is rapidly emerging
as a long list of potential recruits for
manager Brendan Rodgers.
Spanish media reported overnight a
move had been made for the 21-
year-old defender, already known to
be on Liverpool's wanted list. It is
understood Liverpool have indeed
made a formal approach for the
players, although he remains one of
several full-back options under
The Merseyside club has adopted a
policy of making several opening
offers for players while maintaining
a strong interest in alternatives if
their valuations are not met.
Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren of
Southampton have been the subject
of bids, as has Xherden Shaqiri of
Bayern Munich and Emre Can of
In all cases, Liverpool have been
keen to emphasise they have
alternatives if they are asked to pay
The committee approach, scrutinised
in detail during previous transfer
windows, has been criticised
previously for not delivering enough
high calibre recruits for Rodgers.
Given the activity so far, strenuous
efforts are being made to ensure
that is not the case this summer.
Should a deal be struck for Morena,
midfielder Suso could head to La
Liga for another year on loan.
Suso, 20, spent last season in
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