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Liverpool Ready Summer Move for In-Form Loaned In West Ham Midfielder Alex Song

Anfield side scouting Cameroon international during his loan spell at Upton Park.

Liverpool are said to be hot on the heels of in-form Barcelona midfielder Alex Song with Brendan Rodgers having sent scouts to monitor the Cameroon international during his loan spell at West Ham.

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Song has been a key performer at Upton Park with Sam Allardyce’s side starting the season in superb fashion and has seemingly made the most of using his stint in east London as a shop window for his services.

Rodgers is keen to add a steely midfield signing to his squad and speculation is rife that tough tackler Lucas could be set for a January exit after struggling with form and fitness in recent seasons.

Though Song would not be available until the end of the current campaign Liverpool are keeping a close eye on the former Arsenal man and will look to tempt the Barcelona man into making a permanent move back to the Premier League though will need to have secured a Champions League berth for 2015/16 to help in this regard.

Song left for Barcelona in August 2012 with Arsenal happily taking the Catalan side’s £15m fee after the player’s unprofessional behaviour and that’s one area of concern Rodgers will look to address should Liverpool put in a firm offer for the 27 year old.

Perhaps unsurprisingly Song failed to retain a foothold in the Barcelona starting eleven but has more than proven his ability to make an impact when afforded a good run of action and has the required level of top level experience to be of great use to a Liverpool side looking to build on last term’s successes.

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