Liverpool bid £16 million for Sevilla's Alberto Morenoo

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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

serious consideration.

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

Bayer Leverkusen.

In all cases, Liverpool have been

keen to emphasise they have

alternatives if they are asked to pay

too much.

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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