Guillermo Ochoa appears destined for Premier League move

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He certainly stole to show in Brazil at the highly entertaining World Cup, but after the celebrations in Rio ended Guillermo Ochoa has been thwarted in proving his consistent excellence after a wasteful move to Liga BBVA side Malaga.

The Mexican number one keeper kept two well deserved clean sheets through the tournament watched by billions worldwide and debatably sent his team through the group stages with some heroic saves.

The 29-year-old is well known for his acrobatic abilities, but even some of the saves that he was making began to make you question whether he wasn't just a battery charged robot.

His run of keeping the ball of the net unfortunately came to an end in Mexico's third and final group stage match against a desperate Croatia side. 

Despite mind boggling saves against Thiago Silva and Neymar, Ochoa still failed to receive the golden glove award which went to World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer who arguably had just as good of a tournament as the former Ajaccio keeper.

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After his incredible World Cup performance, Malaga were quick enough to snap up the cat-like keeper on a three-year-deal.

The departure of Willy Caballero to Premier League champions Manchester City left the path clear for "Memo" to play in between the posts for the Spanish side. But it was rival goalkeeper Carlos Kameni who was quick enough off the mark to jump into the starting squad and since his arrival at Malaga, Ochoa is still waiting to make his first appearance.

But now Liverpool are interested in the 29-year-old, according to The Metro, after Brendan Rodgers confirmed his discomfort with Simon Mignolet in goal who joined Liverpool from Sunderland last summer.

Malaga have slapped a £5 million asking price on the Mexican which the Reds are expected to meet. Transfer negotiations are yet to take place, but the press are reporting that talks are imminent and a switch could be signed and sealed as soon as the winter transfer window opens.

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