"Real Madrid are confident that an improved bid of around £32m will be enough to prise Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso away from Liverpool.
If Alonso does depart for the Bernabeu, Valencia midfielder David Silva would be top of Reds' boss Rafael Benitez's shopping list. (Daily Mirror)"
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Liverpool / Arsenal transfer rumoursI believe some of the following players will move to Liverpool or ArsenalAshley Young – 20 million – my bet LiverpoolHuntelaar – 15 million – my bet ArsenalMartins – 10million – my bet ArsenalDavid Silva – 20 million – my bet LiverpoolAguero – 30 million – my bet Liverpool/Arsenal 50/50
Alberto Aquilani Will Sign For Liverpool For 15 Million In The Next Few Days On A 5–Year Contract
From the guy who brought you the glen johnson and robbie keane rumours first. Here is the official word from Anfield. Alonso deal is done, he's off to Madrid on 19th July, not a shock for anyone really, but Liverpool will be getting the 30mill asking price.WIth this cash Rafa buys 2 players. Aguilani and Silva. That will end the spending apart from a couple of youth players. Word on Melwood is that Rafa is gambling on TOrres' fitness for the sake of getting the wings sorted out. With Silva and Aquilani the midfield will have enough bite to play an effective 4–5–1. Plus the fact that there is no more money.Masc is staying though for an increased 84000 a week, deal to be announced in the enxt couple of weeks, as his agent has several meetings with Benitez this week.Dont expect any other players to join it won't happen. But with most teams significantly weakened, confidence is high on Anfield
BREAKING NEWS * BREAKING NEWS * BREAKING NEWS *ALONSO is staying – ALONSO is staying – ALONSO is stayingReliable source has just informed me that Rafa and Xabi have kissed and made up.Alonso loves Liverpool and wants to help them win the PremiershipWatch out for this news to be released soon.Well done Rafa and AlonsoMasch now also staying after agreeing to a new contract.Xabi to also sign new deal soonYNWA007
To the guy that posted:"Liverpool FC LATEST:MASSIVE News from Anfield.Firstly the inevitable: Alonso is going to Real Madrid. This is to be announced on Monday 20th July. Fee to be £26M rising to £29M after appearances.Alonso to make public statement expressing his desire to move to Madrid and his respect for Benitez, thus absolving Rafa of any blame for "resentment" between player and manager.
Also announced on Monday will be the SENSATIONAL NEWS that DAVID VILLA AND DAVID SILVA will be signing for LFC. Figures to be finalised, but it will be in the region of £40M + player exchange of Voronin, Reira and Daniel Pacecho (loan). LFC have actually been in negotiations with Valencia since April, however were waiting to finalise the Alonso situation before closing the deal.There will also still be enough money for the purchase of Martinez. Strangely enough Mark Noble is also high up on the list of priorities.
Lastly Mascherano is most definitely staying, and will be awarded with a new contract and pay rise"I guess you are assuming livertweet is real then??? I want it to be too but im not holding my breath – guess we will know in the next week!
All the made up nonsense is from www.football-rumours.com, but entertaining nevertheless...