Liverpool are facing the prospect of paying up to £6m for a player they sold only 18 months ago for £250,000, the Daily Mirror has reported, as Brendan Rodgers considers an Anfield return for Blackpool winger the
Ince was allowed to leave by the former regime of manager Kenny Dalglish and director of football Damien Comolli, making the short journey to Blackpool in summer 2011. A sell-on clause in the original transfer means Liverpool would not pay the full £6m sum but closer to £4m, still 16 times the amount for which Ince was allowed to leave.
Liverpool face competition from Premier League rivals Manchester United and Southampton but are thought to have stolen a march in the chase for the England U-21 international. The Reds and the Seasiders have been in talks this week, the Mirror claim, with Ince open to a return to Merseyside, Rodgers keen to bolster his squad and Blackpool willing to sell at the right price.
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