Liverpool linked with £6m Barcelona star to fill problem area

Brendan Rodgers’ charges have been mentioned as a possible suitor for the Catalan club’s left-back Adriano.

With Aly Cissokho failing to establish himself in the Liverpool team during his loan spell in England and expected to return to Valencia in the summer, the Reds are no closer to finding a solid option at left-back.

Jose Enrique has been on the treatment table for the bulk of the campaign, forcing Brendan Rodgers to deploy right-footed Glen Johnson or John Flanagan on their ‘wrong’ side.

However, if reports in the British media are to be believed, the Anfield outfit may well have identified someone to fill the problem area.

Metro have stated that Liverpool will offer £6 million for Barcelona’s Adriano in the summer.

The Brazilian defender is second-choice at Camp Nou, with Spain international Jordi Alba playing the majority of games for the Spanish giants this season.

In light of this, the South American defender’s future is very much up in the air, with a move to Merseyside potentially on the cards.

The former Sevilla man has started 16 La Liga games this season, largely when Alba was injured, scoring three goals in the process.

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