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Gonzalo Higuaín Rumours Resurface Before Being Dismissed Once More

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Liverpool were linked with Gonzalo Higuaín once again before a reliable source shot down the rumours. Silly season is getting a little too silly.

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Recent rumours haven't been inspiring, but it seems that some Liverpool fans will get whipped up into a frenzy by even an unrealistic rumour that has already met its maker. Gonzalo Higuaín has been linked with a move to Liverpool once again, a week after the player was rumoured to be interested in a move to Liverpool without any European football whatsoever for a fee that the club just wouldn't pay when the attack isn't exactly impoverished. The link was quickly quashed, but like the horror-fantasy television series Supernatural, it just won't quit.

Jürgen Klopp was seen watching Argentina versus Chile in the Copa América -- the first outside South America -- with his son, and wait for it, Higuaín's brother and agent. Klopp is on holiday in America, but is Liverpool's manager manoeuvring in the transfer window during his time off? After much debate and discussion, it was agreed that Nicolas Higuaín was the guy to Klopp's left and Marc Klopp on the right side of his father. The Liverpool Echo dismissed the rumour, but that didn't go down too well with some fans on Twitter.

Is this what we've come to? Do Liverpool fans really need the Liverpool Echo to understand that the club won't be signing Gonzalo Higuaín, a player with a release clause of £72 million (€92.3 million) considering where the club currently is at? Liverpool have Daniel Sturridge, Divock Origi, Danny Ings, and Roberto Firmino all available to play up front in Klopp's preferred single-striker system. That's not to say that the Napoli striker wouldn't be an improvement on the club's current options, but that there are priorities elsewhere.

Higuaín is too expensive and exclusive for Liverpool to even think of pursuing this summer. Don't let the transfer window get to you, otherwise you'll be doing stuff like this.