Liverpool linked with former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes
Published 01/09/2014 | 12:52
Liverpool are being linked with free agent goalkeeper Victor Valdes.
The former Barcelona man has been without a club since leaving the Catalan giants in May and is now rumoured to be a target of Brendan Rodgers.
It is so far unclear whether Rodgers would intend to use Valdes as competition for Simon Mignolet or as a replacement for the young Belgian.
Mignolet, 26, appears to split opinion between Liverpool fans; e played in every Premier League match last season, keeping 10 clean sheets.
Valdes, 32, played more than 500 matches for Barcelona in a trophy-laden 12-year spell as the club's No 1, winning six titles, the Copa Del Rey twice, the Club World Cup twice and three Champions League trophies.
He last played a game in March after an ACL injury ruled him out for the rest of the season and then the World Cup.
Barcelona moved for Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Claudio Bravo this summer.
Valdes agreed a move to Monaco earlier this summer but failed a medical - he is currently believed to be pursuing legal action against the Ligue 1 side. Monaco signed Maarten Stekelenburg from Fulham on loan instead.
Independent News Service