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Liverpool look to sanp up linked to Atletico Madrid's Toby Alderweireld on the cheap

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Premier League giants Liverpool have been linked yet again with former Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld who currently plies his trade with La Liga Champions Atletico Madrid. While Sky Italia have featured the story, Belgian site RTBF Sport and the reliable Gianluca Di Marzio have relayed the story.

alder1 Liverpool look to snap up La Liga winner on the cheap

The 25 year old Belgian who can play either as a right back or a central defender has fallen out of favour for the Rojiblancos and has only featured in 16 appearances under Diego Simeone’s all conquering Spanish Champions.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has is in the market looking for a quality defender who can fit into his side and strengthen the Anfield side’s defense in the summer. Alderweireld seems to be the most feasible option and the report suggests that the Reds have approach Atletico with a €9m and are looking to complete the deal quickly.

Alderweireld is playing as a right back for his national side in the World Cup under Marc Wilmots and the player, given his age and potential will be a perfect choice to replace Glen Johnson in back four for the Reds.

Do you think Liverpool will finally acquire the services of Alderweireld or will the Merseyside Giants miss out on their long term target yet again? Let us know in comments.

 

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Comments (10)

  1. Get out Suarez, Sanches in.

  2. Liverpool must secure his services he is a good defender they should not mis on this one again if they are to compete in the european cup & the domestic cups too.

  3. The guy looks pretty useful and at a good price, still think we need to sort defence out 1st.

  4. It will b a nice move for Braden Rodgers side if he can seal the deal as early as possible before its too late.

  5. it seems LFC only buys rejects. players who have come to their end.

    • Yeah like Suarez, Sturridge, Coutinho, Can, Henderson et al right Hossain?

  6. lol that is not Alderweireld in the pic!

  7. Sign him and more before it is too late. YNWA

  8. Suarez should be forgiven and as such, he has a lot to offer for Lfc success