That is because according to the Daily Mail, the Reds have sounded out Samuel Eto’o as a potential replacement for the departed Uruguayan.
Eto’o is available on a free transfer following his release from Jose. Mourinho’s Chelsea side at the end of last season and would provide experience to Brendan Rodgers’ squad.
Rodgers has been looking for a ready-made striker to slot into this ranks since a deal for QPR’s Loic Remy collapsed after the Frenchman failed a medical.
The three-time Champions League winner would bring great experience to Rodgers’ side, especially as they will be back playing in the competition after a five-year lull.
Italian giants Inter Milan and Dutch outfit Ajax have also spoken to the player’s representatives in recent days but either are yet to tie down the former Barcelona striker.
Liverpool fans. At 33-years-old is Eto’o too much of a risk or does the fact he is available for free make him a gamble worth taking? Let us know your thoughts below.