Report: Liverpool 'interested' in Suarez's international team mate

Fernando Muslera Uruguay

Liverpool are reportedly hoping to sign Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Muslera.

Liverpool continue to struggle this season, with Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Chelsea leaving them in 11th place in the Premier League table - some way off last season's second place finish.

Brendan Rodgers' summer signings have yet to really impress, with Dejan Lovren struggling at centre back, Lazar Markovic barely having an impact at all and Mario Balotelli failing to score on a regular basis.

Rodgers splashed out £100m on new additions in the summer, with much of that money coming from the sale of top goalscorer Luis Suarez to Barcelona.

Areas still need improving in the Liverpool team, and it seems that Rodgers could look to one of Suarez's Uruguay team mates for help.

According to reports in Turkey, Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Muslera is a target for Liverpool, as it becomes increasingly clear that the Reds need a new shot stopper.

First choice goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has continued to underwhelm this season, and moves for Victor Valdes or Norberto Neto have been speculated in the press.

Yet now, Uruguayan World Cup goalkeeper Muslera could be on the radar, though Manchester City are also credited with an interest in the former Lazio man.

The 28-year-old is one of the highest earners for Cesare Prandelli's side, and in a bid to balance the books, they could be open to offers for Muslera.

A number of other clubs figure to be interested in a goalkeeper who is first choice for club and country, but Liverpool have the secret weapon of Suarez, who would surely recommend a move to Anfield to one of his international team mates.

Regardless, it seems almost certain that, given the recent speculation, Rodgers has to sign another goalkeeper, simply to push Mignolet.

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