Liverpool fans are expecting a midfielder to come into the club this summer. The first team is a bit short on numbers in the middle due to the departure of Gini Wijnaldum. This week has seen a fresh target suggested. Reports in Spain have claimed Liverpool are looking at Guido Rodriguez.
Who is Guido Rodriguez?
27-year-old holding midfielder Guido Rodriguez plies his trade at Real Betis.
The Argentine was a standout performer for the Spanish side last term as his club achieved an impressive sixth place finish.
Capped 16 times for his country, he netted the winner against Uruguay at Copa America over the summer en route to Lionel Messi’s side winning the competition.
Last term he turned out 35 times for Betis and picked up a staggering 10 yellow cards along the way.
Rodriguez wins the ball. He is known for his blocking, interceptions and tackling ability. He wins the ball.
Liverpool want Guido Rodriguez
The Argentine could be on his way this summer.
La Razon in Spain has claimed Liverpool are targeting Guido Rodriguez as a replacement for Gini Wijnaldum.
The outlet states that Betis need to free up some funds to secure a deal for Lyanco, the heir apparent to Aissa Mandi.
According to La Razon, Liverpool would have to fork out around £25m for Rodriguez.
What RTK has to say
Expect the unexpected with the Reds, that’s a rule of thumb.
We never know who Michael Edwards and co are looking at.
More often than not it is a player we’d never considered.
Whoever we bring in we will trust the recruitment team’s judgement.