Football

.

£3m Malaga playmaker on Liverpool radar

Published Add your comment

Liverpool are being linked with a summer move for Malaga midfielder Manuel Iturra.

The Daily Express claims Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is ‘weighing up’ an offer for the 28-year-old, with the report claiming Manuel Pellegrini will listen to offers in the region of £3million for his player.

Iturra, who has appeared 38 times for Chile, has been in-and-out of the Malaga side this season, making 18 appearances. However, he’s yet to score in the current La Liga campaign.

And, with reports in The Sunday People over the weekend claiming Iturra will not sign a new contract with the nouveaux-riche club, the possibility of a move at the end of the campaign now seems realistic.

Whether it’s a switch to Anfield remains to be seen, but Rodgers proved in January that he’s willing to gamble on players from across the continent, with Philippe Coutinho joining Liverpool from Inter Milan in the final days of the window.

Were Iturra to join the Reds, then he'd fight for first team chances alongside captain Steven Gerrard, ex-Swansea star Joe Allen and Brazilian international Lucas Leiva. Youngsters Jordan Henderson and Jonjo Shelvey are also pushing for senior opportunities.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Premier League
Liverpool

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again