With growing speculation that Liverpool are leading the chase to sign Manchester City midfielder James Milner on a free transfer this summer, here’s a look at four reasons this move makes a lot of sense for the Reds and their challenges next season…
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1) Liverpool need midfielders
With Steven Gerrard’s departure to LA Galaxy already in place and the possibility that players like Raheem Sterling and Lucas Leiva could leave, Liverpool will potentially be a lot shorter of midfield options next season. With Brendan Rodgers’ philosophy so geared around large numbers of midfielders who are comfortable either centrally or out wide, James Milner seems an obvious signing to aid this mini crisis, especially if he’s available for free.