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Liverpool set sights on £43m Argentine as Raheem Sterling replacement

Liverpool have been linked with a move for £43m-rated Benfica winger Eduardo Salvio this summer as they sweat over Raheem Sterling’s future at Anfield, according to the Daily Mirror.

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The 24-year-old Argentine looks a top talent after some impressive displays in the Portuguese top flight, and Benfica are unwilling to let him go for less than his £43m release clause.

Liverpool face the worrying prospect of losing Raheem Sterling to Man City as the England starlet stalls on signing a new contract, and Salvio could be an ideal replacement.

Still, it remains to be seen if the Reds will try some cheaper options as £43m would smash their previous transfer record.

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