Liverpool have been heavily linked with Ibrahima Konate of RB Leipzig in the last 24 hours, but it appears that the reigning English champions have a number of other viable defensive targets this summer.
Torres to Liverpool 2.0?
Torres, whose talents are currently utilised at Villarreal, is among the star-studded names touted to be of interest to Anfield officials.
The 24-year-old, who partners Sergio Ramos for the Spanish national team, could be an extremely appealing addition on Merseyside. He is available for £52 million.
If Liverpool were to move for the former Malaga starlet, then Jurgen Klopp would inherit the talents of the fastest defender in Spain, per La Razon.
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He was recently lauded by former Arsenal icon, Santi Cazorla (Macra) as a ‘terrific’ player, while his club manager, Unai Emery, as quoted by Football.London said: “Pau Torres is an amazing player – I think he’s top. I’ve been a coach in Sevilla, PSG, Arsenal and I’ve never seen a centre-back like Pau Torres.
“I think he’s going to play at the highest level, he’s playing now in the national team but he can play in the top teams in the Europe very soon.”
Such statements from two Premier League-proven footballing figures should serve to make a potential switch to the reigning champions of England even more appealing to Liverpool fans.
Let’s see what the Anfield faithful have had to say on the rumours reporting that another Torres from Spain could be Merseyside-bound…