Damien Comolli identified German star Per Mertesacker before Christmas.
Liverpool’s on the pitch issues are well documented, however this could well be the class of player the aid reviving their fortunes. Mertesacker has a good pedigree and for Liverpool fans would surely be better received that the likes of Paul Konchesky.
Mertesacker appeared briefly last summer on Arsene Wenger’s radar but at that time Bremen were still very much a Champions League side and were possibly a little more hesitant to trade
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