Mar 22, 2011

Liverpool targeting 8m move for Real Sociedad's Xabi Prieto

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22 Mar 2011 - 00:54:15

Liverpool are considering a move for Real Sociedad's Xabi Prieto asthey continue their exhaustive attempts to rebuild for next season. Prieto came through the ranks at Real Sociedad and along withAntoine Griezmann, who Liverpool have also watched, is one of theBasque club's most saleable assets. The skilful midfielder, 27, plays on the right or centre and would command a fee in theregion of ?8million, but has a reputation for blowing hot and cold. Hot and cold: Prieto (left) Griezmann came close to joining Liverpool during the last transfer window and the 20-year-old remains high on the Anfield club's wanted list. Barcelona's Jeffren Suarez has also been mentioned. Liverpool are confident Luis Suarez will be fit for their next Barclays Premier League match at West Bromwich Albion on April 2, even though he has been forced to pull out of Uruguay's squad for friendlies against Estonia and the Republic of Ireland with a groin problem.  Confident: Suarez should be fit to face West Brom Suarez hobbled off in Sunday's 2-0 win over Sunderland, moments after his outstanding goal had helped Kevin Dalglish's side to their sixth win in the last eight games.  Liverpool and Spurs set for new race to sign Blackpool ace AdamKuyt still harbours European ambition as Liverpool close in on fifth placeAll the latest Liverpool news, features and opinion  Explore more:Places: Liverpool, Barcelona, Estonia, Republic of Ireland, Anfield Club

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