Liverpool - Liverpool: Rumours - As Well Or Extra?: "Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente has claimed that Liverpool made an approach for him before the transfer deadline. The question then has to be asked was this instead of either Luis Suarez or Andy Carroll or as well as? The 26 year old says that Liverpool officials travelled to Spain to discuss a move but Bilbao didn't want to sell.
The striker has a 36m euros (£30.4m) buy out clause in his contract however no clubs, with the Reds, Tottenham, Real Madrid and Barcelona all believed to be interested, met this asking price in January but the striker expects to move on in the summer and Barcelona sounds like it's his preferred destination.
I'd be interested to know how much truth there is in the rumours that we wanted to sign Llorente and if there is as much as it's believed if it would've been all three striker's that we're signed?"