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RED ALERT: Liverpool and Spurs monitor situation of £10m rated Bundesliga star

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Wolfsburg have revealed they are open to offers and willing to sell their highly-rated central defender Simon Kjaer reports talkSPORT.

The 21-year-old Denmark international has received rave reviews for his performances in the Bundesliga this season, which begs the question why the club are looking to offload such an exciting prospect.

The news has alerted the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool, with the latter rumoured in the German media to have had a bid turned down in the January window.

Reds boss Kenny Dalglish has made defensive additions a priority for the summer recruitment process as he looks to bring more options with world-class pedigree to Anfield.


 

New Liverpool owners NESV have shown their financial commitment with a view to returning the Merseyside club to its former glories, and Director of Football Strategy Damien Comolli has been instructed to scout and recommend the brightest young talent from around Europe.

With 15 international caps already to his name including one World Cup tournament under his belt, Kjaer certainly looks to have the pedigree outlined by Anfield chiefs which makes it increasingly likely that Liverpool will renew their interest in the £10million rated player in the summer.

They will also be hoping that Kjaer’s international teammate Daniel Agger will prove to be a decisive factor in convincing the player to move to Anfield.

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has publicly declared an interest in the Danish stopper, with defensive reinforcements also a priority as the club look to bring more new faces to White Hart Lane.

Tottenham return to European action at the San Siro this evening in their last-16 first leg clash with AC Milan and have few defensive options to choose from with long-term absentees Ledley King and Younes Kaboul unavailable for selection.

Having conceded 12 goals in three Champions League road trips this season, how Tottenham could do with a player of Simon Kjaer’s ability which was showcased in the recent international friendly at Wembley when England defeated Denmark 2-1 last week.

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