According to latest reports, Liverpool are ready to sign Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi. . The 25-year old is looking surplus to Real madrid requirements and the Spanish giants wants to off-load the midfielder.
Illarramendi moved from Real Sociedad to Real Madrid back in 2013 for a reported transfer fee of €32.2 million but has failed to break into first team at Real madrid.
Carlo Ancelotti have given chances to the likes of Kroos, Modric and James Rodriguez ahead of Illarramendi and the player looks to move away from Bernabeu this summer as he seeks regular playing time.
Real Madrid are currently looking for bids around the region of £10million and Liverpool are ready to offer £8.5million for the services of the player.
Liverpool are looking for reinforcements in midfield as they look to strengthen the area with Stevan Gerrard leaving for La Galaxy this summer. Asier Illarramendi would be a great addition for the Reds and to get him for £8.5million would be the bargain of the season.