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Liverpool Send Chief Scout To Watch £7m Goal-Scoring Midfielder

Liverpool are lining up a summer move for AZ Alkmaar’s Swedish international midfielder Rasmus Elm, according to the Daily Mirror, with a view to a £7m offer.

As the summer transfer window approaches, we’ll aim to keep you up-to-date on all the latest transfer news involving Liverpool. Today sees the Reds linked with a Swedish midfielder.

Rasmus Elm

Rasmus Elm - Picture: Getty images

Liverpool are lining up a summer move for Swedish international Rasmus Elm, according to the Daily Mirror.

The report claims that Liverpool sent chief scout Steve Hitchen to run-the-rule over the 24-year-old midfielder and compile a dossier on the player for manager Kenny Dalglish.

The interest in Elm is believed to have been initiated by former director of football Damien Comolli, and despite the Frenchman being relieved of his duties at Anfield, Liverpool’s interest in the player remains.

Elm has netted an impressive 12 goals so far this season for AZ Alkmaar – the kind of return Kenny Dalglish could have done with this this season, with his top scoring midfielder currently on just 5 goals – and the Mirror claim he could be available for as little as £7m.

What do you think of Liverpool’s reported interest in Elm? Would you like to see him at Anfield?



  1. Ezechukwu

    April 25, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    KD pls go fast & do the trasansion

  2. Ezechukwu

    April 25, 2012 at 10:59 pm

    KD pls i should remember that liverpoolfc is a such a big club,pls make gud signing instead £7m & so dat.

  3. Filo

    April 26, 2012 at 3:41 am

    Hope Kenny Gets him, His Crosses and Freekicks are Sick WOW

  4. Fisseha mamo

    April 26, 2012 at 7:27 am

    We ordinary players but lfc needs other suarez….if they like to return to their glory days

  5. Red

    April 26, 2012 at 7:45 am

    I just hope, it isn’t the same cr*p scout, who selected Adam, Carroll, Downing and Henderson, because if he is, he sould have been sacked month’s ago!

  6. adelany

    April 26, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    l know nothing about this guy but l believe this scout is not a similar as comolli lfc need a fast good thinking and defence minded midfield aswell as goal scoring which is the reason why this scout want lfc to buy him what about the speed/marking/fast thinking.infact am scared but if this guy is good let do the deal fast atleast 5mil will be ok.

  7. nigel

    April 26, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    cristian eriksen- ajax. .

  8. efezino

    April 27, 2012 at 3:10 am

    i support red. I hope he is not another avg player like henderson, caroll and adam

  9. fikru ethiopia

    May 1, 2012 at 5:31 am

    its good to have a goal scoring mid fielder in the team and i am optimistic about transfers from holland. Look at suarez, kuyt, tiote, van persie… They are all good talents and most of them came to the PL for cheap. Damien comoli was mistaken for signing the overrated english players like carroll and henderson and i hope we are on the right track now if we are looking for good players in other leagues

  10. Bulut

    May 21, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Not going to happen. We’ve all known Arsene and this Arsenal club a long time yeah ? So we know this is a load of bulhilst. Never will Arsenal buy a player for that much money never. Arsenal is and will never be built around a single player. Wengerball is about movement, technical passing, creativity and invention. If this comes true then I will gladly eat my words .but it won’t so I’ll have to settle for eating my lunch right about now be real.gooner4lyf

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