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Liverpool signing Ilaix Moriba from Barcelona is a no-brainer at £17m

Liverpool are always on the lookout for a bargain buy. This summer the market could be flooded with opportunities due to the financial worries of plenty of clubs around Europe. Liverpool signing Ilaix Moriba from Barcelona is a no-brainer with his asking price allegedly set at around £17m.

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Who is Ilaix Moriba?

18-years-old and a product of the La Masia academy in Barcelona, Ilaix Moriba is one of the hottest prospects in Spain.

The teenager rose through the youth ranks impressively and even scored a hat-trick against Real Madrid U19s when he was just 15-years-old.

Last term he managed 14 appearances in La Liga and he bagged three assists along the way.

A creative centre midfielder with an eye for a pass and silky dribbling ability, you can tell he was trained at La Masia.

Ilaix Moriba fee

This summer could see a raft of departures from Barcelona.

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The club is over £1bn in debt due to their reckless dealings in recent seasons.

As a result there’s a fire sale underway to help balance the books.

According to an ESPN reporter, Barcelona will accept a fee of around £17m for Moriba.

Liverpool should sign Ilaix Moriba

This should be a no-brainer for the Reds.

90Min has claimed Liverpool have made initial contract with the agents Ilaix Moriba.

At just 18-years-old he has his whole career ahead of him, paying just £17m is an absolute bargain for a player of his potential.

Furthermore, he offers a creative flair we’ve been lacking since the departure of Philippe Coutinho.

Even if he’s a flop we would likely make a profit on him given his CV and how cheap Barca are willing to let him go for.

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