Liverpool look set miss out on a loan deal for Barcelona winger Cristian Tello, after the player insisted that he wanted to stay at the Nou Camp until the summer, reports the
Brendan Rodgers’ side are thought to be looking for a winger to provide more competition for the likes of Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho, with Victor Moses set to return to Chelsea at the end of the season after his season-long loan.
The 22-year-old Tello was thought to be looking for a move as he looks to force his way into the Spain squad for their World Cup defence this summer, and while Liverpool will be encouraged to enter negotiations over the summer, Tello insists that he will stay with Barcelona for the time being. He said: ‘I will definitely stay at Barcelona until June, then we will see in the summer.’
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