Reports in the Mexican press this morning suggest Liverpool are closing in on Tigres UANL’s Uruguayan midfielder Egidio Arevalo.
The combative midfielder only joined Tigres in the summer after an impressive World Cup campaign.
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After helping the Monterrey-based side move up to third in the league, he has caught the eye of the Anfield giants who are desperate to add a top class defensive midfielder to their ranks.
The player was reportedly contacted by the English club after Uruguay’s recent international games against Costa Rica and Chile. Although the Tigres president has said there has been no offer from Liverpool or any other club, the player himself told Mexican press yesterday that “anything can happen in football”.
Tigres, who have only lost twice this campaign, will finish the regular season in second place if they beat Toluca this weekend. The post-season play-offs start next Wednesday.