Thiago Alcantara (Getty Images)
Wayne Rooney admits it’d be mammoth for Thiago Alcantara to play in the Premier League, as prolonged as he doesn’t be a part of Liverpool.
Thiago has been heavily linked with a scurry to the Reds at some level of the summer season, with some reviews suggesting he had even agreed a four-year contract forward of a scurry to Anfield
The Premier League champions occupy reservations over spending £23m or so on a 29-year-used with lower than 12 months left on his Bayern Munich deal, nonetheless, namely in the brand new economic native climate.
Manchester Metropolis and even Arsenal are said to occupy joined the fray for Thiago and Rooney feels his model of play would be suited to the English sport.
‘He nearly came to United in 2013 and now Liverpool are linked with him,’ he wrote in his column for The Sunday Conditions.
‘He’s one amongst the supreme midfielders spherical – I correct hope he doesn’t scurry there!
‘He can prefer the ball, be peaceable on it, catch issues ticking over – and he’ll set apart his foot in. He’s an all-spherical midfielder, genuinely, with reasonably of every thing.
‘He backs up that Bayern press and he drops in between the centre halves to prefer the ball yet also can be a part of in after they’re taking part in spherical the choice box too.
‘He’s a mammoth participant. It’d be mammoth to deem him in the Premier League, in actual fact.’
Liverpool had been active in the transfer market already this summer season, bringing in Olympiakos left-aid Kostas Tsimikas for £11.75m.
The Greek played his first sport for the club in a pre-season pleasant victory over Stuttgart on Saturday and turned into once utter his “next arena” by Jurgen Klopp in the aftermath.
The manager added: “He’s a pretty fleet participant and rather assured, how you might perhaps perhaps hear in his interview, nonetheless he is a first payment participant – participant – and he did neatly.”
– TEAMtalk media