As Rafa looks to trim down his squad with an eye to generating funds for future purchases, one midfielder is set to join Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle United.
Liverpool have agreed a fee with Newcastle for the transfer of Danny Guthrie, according to the Reds website.
The 21-year-old former academy player, who spent last season on loan at Bolton, is now set to travel to St James’ Park to discuss personal terms.
“We have agreed a transfer fee with Newcastle,” a Liverpool spokesman told the club website.
The central midfielder was a hit at Bolton and scored on his debut against Fulham in the Carling Cup. (BBC Sport)
£3m rated Guthrie is a very useful player who was one of the few quality performers at the Reebok as Bolton struggled for great swathes of the season. The youngster is a player who I feel will manage to move onwards with his career and whilst it’s true he would have found it hard to displace those ahead of him in the queue at Anfield he has all the characteristics and attributes to suggest he has a bright future and St James’ Park may be a good place for him to mature. Do Liverpool fans think they should have held on to Guthrie and will his departure lead to James Milner moving to Merseyside?