Liverpool monitor Raffael

Published Add your comment

Football News

Liverpool are looking at Brazilian midfielder Raffael, according to talkSPORT.

The Hertha Berlin player has netted five times for the Bundesliga strugglers this term, but they are just two points off the bottom three domestically.

Raffael, formerly of Chiasso and FC Zurich, has provided six assists this season, and is Berlin's second top scorer in the current campaign.

Despite having just two years left to run on his current deal, the 26-year-old is rated at £7 million, a fee that doesn't appear like deterring the interest of Liverpool or fellow admirers Lazio or Sampdoria.

German reports suggest Liverpool have sent scouts to watch the attacking midfielder, who showed his mean streak earlier in the season, getting sent off against Hoffenheim.

Raffael would join a busy Reds midfield, with the likes of Jonjo Shelvey and Maxi Rodriguez often having to miss out at the expense of the likes of Stewart Downing, Steven Gerrard and Charlie Adam.

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

Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

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


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. 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