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Liverpool ready to bid for £20m wing wizard: Would be a great Anfield recruit!

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has a big battle on his hands to land a new winger.

Valencia’s David Silva is the man he would really love to sign, but if the Spaniards continue to demand around £20m, the deal would be a non-starter. (Daily Mirror)

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez will step up efforts to secure his primary transfer targets after agreeing a fee with Portsmouth for the sale of striker Peter Crouch.

Espanyol winger Albert Riera, Real Mallorca’s Borja Valero, Real Madrid’s Ruben De La Red and Valencia’s David Silva have all been mentioned as potential targets. (Irish Times)

Liverpool may again raid La Liga, with Valencia’s David Silva and Espanyol’s Albert Riera. (Soccer365.com)

With Xabi Alonso apparently not exit-bound, Rafa may need to find a little more cash to go with the Crouch-selling funds in order to beef up his move for the fantastic David Silva. The tricky winger would be a damn good purchase, but the asking fee may be a little steep. Some are a little concerned about how the slightly-built Spaniard would cope with the physical demands of the English game. Would Silva be one of the Liverpool faithful’s top priority players to chase, or are there others they should be concentrating on?

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