According to reports in the Daily Star this morning, Liverpool were considering a bit of £38m for Everton’s Ross Barkley.
Not since Abel Xavier made the switch across Stanley Park in 2002 has a player moved between two clubs, and Everton boss Roberto Martinez has laughed off any suggestions that Barkley will be making the move across Stanley Park – especially after turning down a bit of £50m from Manchester United for the player.
Twitter users have been giving their opinion ever since the news surfaced last night that Liverpool could be considering such a bid, and there has been a lot laughter and disbelief that the story could be true.
Those that contemplated the reality of Liverpool actually buying the 20-year-old in the summer suggested he would be a good signing but the overriding feeling that it was somehow far-fetched and wouldn't happen - very much the same opinion of the Everton manager.
Ross Barkley to Liverpool?? I'd love him at Liverpool but there's no way we should pay 38 million for him— Gareth✞ (@GarGarFCB) April 15, 2014
Liverpool will offer for Ross Barkley?hahaha lol— Daniel Jerikho (@danjer165) April 15, 2014
Ross barkley to liverpool funniest thing I seen all week— jordan torpey (@jordan_torpey) April 15, 2014
deres more chance of me going on da moon than ross barkley joining liverpool no chance in hell.— John O Callaghan (@johnocallagha11) April 15, 2014