Russian club ready to swoop in on £1.6m keeper as Liverpool stall

Sergio Romero

Liverpool's deliberation over Sergio Romero has become music to the ears of Dynamo Moscow.

Liverpool agreed to sell Pepe Reina to Bayern Munich this summer, after the Spaniard spent last term on loan at Napoli. He returned with the optimistic view he would be given a chance to battle Simon Mignolet for the number one spot - but Brendan Rodgers sent him on his way.

However concerns have been raised over the lack of competition that Brad Jones offers as Mignolet's second in command. With that in mind it is believed that Liverpool could still make a move for another keeper this summer.

One player they reportedly have in mind is Sampdoria stopper Sergio Romero. He shone for Argentina at the World Cup this summer and looked set to join Benfica until a deal collapsed at the last minute, Benfica signing Julio Cesar from QPR instead.

Liverpool were reported to have made a £1.6 million successful bid for his services which looked an absolute bargain to all observers. But their interest appears to have cooled slightly, and another outfit is ready to swoop in.

It is reported that Russian outfit Dynamo Moscow are ready to make an approach for the player in the coming days.

Reports in Italy suggest Dynamo have seen the rumours of his cut-price valuation as an 'in' on his transfer and are ready to offer him the chance of joining their ambitious project. Dynamo have already snapped up Mathieu Valbuena, Alex Buttner, Stan Manolev and William Vainquier this summer.

They would love to add Romero to that list.

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