Reports have claimed Liverpool are willing offer up to €20m (£13.8m) to land Real Madrid’s midfield misfit Asier Illarramendi, according to

Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is pushing hard to land the Spaniard, who has failed to cement a place in Madrid’s first-team since moving to the Bernabeu in 2013.

It’s understood that Rafa Benitez hasn’t been impressed by Illarramendi since Madrid’s players returned for pre-season training, and he could give the green light for the player to move to Anfield. © 2017 Frontier Theme