Liverpool send scouts for £7m midfielder signing

Published Add your comment

Football News

Liverpool are preparing the ground for a summer move for Rasmus Elm, after sending their top scout to check out the Sweden international, reports the Daily Mirror.

The 24-year-old AZ Alkmaar midfielder has been in scintillating form in the Dutch Eredivisie, scoring 12 goals and chipping in with numerous assists this season.

Reds boss Kenny Dalglish is keen to further strengthen his squad after the failure of a number of last summer's midfield signings, who have made a slow start to life at Anfield.

Former Director of Football Damien Comolli is understood to have deployed Steve Hitchen to compile a report on Elm - one of the Frenchman's final moves before he was relieved of his Liverpool duties.

After a poor showing in the Premier League this year, with the Reds lying in a lowly eighth position, partly down to a lack of cutting edge in front of goal, the Swede has been identified as a player to help alleviate the burden on the club's current crop of stars.

Elm has made 22 appearances for his country, and with a valuation in the region of £7million, will be well within Liverpool's transfer budget this summer, as Merseyside owners Fenway Sports Group prepare to plough more money to invest in the squad.

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