The name on the lips of the punters is Asier Illarremendi, and the Metro are reporting that the Merseyside club have been given the go ahead to sign the Spanish International after his current club Real Madrid, have reportedly agreed to sell.
The 25-year old, formerly of Real Sociedad has drawn comparisons to elder compatriot and ex-Liverpool Legend Xabi Alonso throughout his career,
After two turbulent seasons at the Bernabeu, in which he has struggled for much first team football, following in the path of Alonso and playing at Anfield looks like a likely scenario.
Dave by the fruity here in the Transfer Tavern chipped in: “With Gerrard gone now and Lucas Leiva probably on the way out of the club the Reds need some more depth in the middle of the park.”
Our resident Reds fans here in the Tavern admit they would love to sign this Real Madrid star, with all of them agreeing that Anfield could be the perfect platform for the central midfielder to thrive and flourish as a footballer!
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