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Liverpool FC Transfer Rumours: Reds to Swoop For Fiorentina Midfielder

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One of Liverpool's greatest weaknesses over the past few seasons has been quality depth in the holding midfield position. There isn't anyone who naturally fits into that role besides Lucas Leiva and for years transfer reinforcements have failed to materialize, but Jürgen Klopp might look to change that with a £6million deal for Fiorentina midfielder Mario Suarez, according to the Mirror.

Suarez, who joined Fiorentina from Atletico Madrid over the summer, boasts extensive European experience and a familiarity with counter-pressing football. However, he's failed to make an impression in Italy and is now openly positioning himself for a move in the coming weeks.

Agent Manuel Garcia Quillon claims that multiple clubs are interested in a January transfer for Suarez. "There are two Spanish teams, three English teams and one French team after him," he said.

For such a cheap fee, Liverpool are right to at least consider a move for Suarez. But ultimately one must ask whether he's a starting caliber player in a Klopp team after his disastrous spell at Fiorentina, as the move only makes sense if he gets sufficient playing time at Anfield. We'll wait and see how this plays out, but at this point it's not likely that Suarez will be a Liverpool player at the end of the window.

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