Liverpool ready for £7m bid for very impressive defender: He’s going nowhere…for now!

This hard working right sided player who has a penchant for one great goal a year has yet again been linked with a move abroad!

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Alvaro Arbeloa has played down reports suggesting he could soon swap Liverpool Football Club for Atletico Madrid in the New Year transfer window.

The Spanish fullback is believed to be a target for the Vicente Calderon side, but he has wasted little time in insisting his immediate future remains at Anfield with the Reds.

“I have a contract with Liverpool for one more year,” Arbeloa said.

“We’ve not spoken about renewing it…It seems to me a little soon to talk about this.” (

This Spaniard has been linked with a move back to his homeland for some time now and his recent comments should hopefully keep the speculation at bay, or perhaps not. Arbeloa has been a consistent performer at the club since he arrived in January 2007 and he is the kind of player fans appreciate. He is not a ground breaking kind of player but he does what is necessary and rarely makes mistakes and was a bargain when he arrived from Deportivo. Benitez will be keen to keep him and should be able to convince the full back to sign a new deal in due course. Do Liverpool fans think that Alvaro will stick with the club?

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