According to a report on Goal.com, Brazilian forward Alex Teixeira is “very keen” on a move to Anfield.
We know what you’re thinking – “Goal.com” and “reliable” are not normally two words that you’d use in the same sentence.
The journalist behind the report, Melissa Reddy, is the same person who broke the story about Allan Rodrigues de Souza moving to Belgian side Sint-Truiden on loan – almost two full weeks before it was reported anywhere else in the press.
“Alex Teixeira wants to join Liverpool and is confident a deal can be reached between the clubs,” writes Reddy.
“The player’s camp are positive that an agreement can be struck, with the 26-year-old keen to move in order to improve his chances of earning a first call-up for Brazil.”
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Let’s hope Reddy is right and the Brazilian forward is genuinely keen on a move. After the recent issues around moves for Costa, Mkhitaryan, and Konoplyanka, we really shouldn’t get too excited until he’s leaning…