Liverpool

Liverpool weighing up move for Jones

Liverpool are reportedly said to make a move for Sunderland striker Kenwyne Jones. The 25-year-old is unhappy at the Stadium of Light as he’s fallen down the pecking order after the arrivals of Darren Bent and Fraizer Campbell to the club and the Trinidadian believes that a move is what his career needs.

The Mirror are reporting that Liverpool and Sunderland are agreeing a deal for the big striker which will allow both clubs to avoid paying taxes for the move by agreeing on a loan deal until the end of the season and then a permanent transfer in the summer. Similar moves have been used by West Bromwich Albion when selling their players and that’s worked out to date.

This method would allow Liverpool a further half a season to come up with enough funds to make the sufficient bid for the permanent deal whilst also helping to cover their striking woes for the remainder of this season. With Fernando Torres out Liverpool are low on strikers with David N’Gog their only first frontman and Jones would offer them an alternative up front, and one who can score goals at that.

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