Spanish giants want Liverpool stars, Reds target two new players

There might finally be a way for Liverpool to recoup their huge investment in forward Christian Benteke. The Belgian international signed for the Reds in a £32.5 million deal from Aston Villa last summer, but he has failed to live up to the expectations at Anfield. He is expected to leave the club in the summer and according to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo, via talkSPORT, Atletico Madrid are interested in signing him. The La Liga giants are ready to offer £37 million for the services of the 25-year-old. Spanish outlet Sport claims…

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Chelsea set to bid £20m for talented John Stones alternative

Chelsea are believed to be ready to up their interest in Germany international defender Antonio Rudiger, according to the Daily Express. The Blues are in the market for a new centre-back to provide back up and competition for established first choice pairing Gary Cahill and John Terry. Manager Jose Mourinho had been looking to bring in Everton’s John Stones for a reported £30m, but that deal now looks to be dead in the water, prompting the club to turn their attentions towards Rudiger instead. The 22-year-old – currently on the…

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Rising Bundesliga star issues Chelsea a come-and-get-me plea

Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger is apparently keen on a move to Chelsea this summer, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Chelsea News and Gossip Six key battles on the Premier League’s opening day: including Alexis Sanchez v Winston Reid Thursday’s Chelsea news round up Blues boss Jose Mourinho is believed to be keen on bolstering his centre-back options, as he continues to look for a long term replacement for veteran skipper John Terry, and he believes that the 22-year-old is the ideal man for the job. The Germany international is…

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