Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Andros Townsend transfer reports

Newcastle United's Andros Townsend looks dejected

Liverpool have been linked with a move for Andros Townsend.

Newcastle United's Andros Townsend looks dejectedNewcastle United's Andros Townsend looks dejected

Liverpool were last night linked with a surprise move for Andros Townsend, with The Mirror and The Telegraph reporting their interest.

Townsend's release clause of £10.5 million means Newcastle United face a struggle to hang onto him.

Andros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for NewcastleAndros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for Newcastle

He has only been at Newcastle for six months having left Spurs in January, and netted four goals for the club as he attempted to help them avoid relegation.

Ultimately the Toon did not escape the drop and this will make Townsend more likely to want to move on this summer.

Whether Liverpool is the right club for him is another matter. Townsend seemed to relish being a star player at Newcastle and taking on the responsibility as a leader in the team.

At Liverpool he would risk becoming another squad player, falling back into the same situation he was in at Tottenham Hotspur.

Andros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for NewcastleAndros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for Newcastle

The price is a reasonable one, and Townsend would add pace, width, and quality from dead ball situations to the Liverpool team.

Already adjusted to the Premier League, Liverpool would know just what they are getting, and his deliveries could help them get the best out of striker Christian Benteke, if they decide to keep the Belgian.

Here is a look at how Liverpool fans reacted on Twitter to the reports...

Andros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for EnglandAndros Townsend celebrates after scoring the first goal for England

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