Sunday, May 12, 2013

Liverpool Target Porto Hot Shot Martinez

Liverpool are thought to be interested in Porto goalscorer Jackson Martinez, but are expected to be rivalled by Borussia Dortmund.

Martinez has been in fine form this season scoring 28 goals in 36 appearances which has led to interest from the Reds according to the Express.

However, with Dortmund close to losing star Robert Lewandowski to Bayern Munich they are preparing to secure his replacement in the shape of Martinez.

They say with the possibility of the Reds losing talismanic frontman Luis Suarez to either Bayern Munich or Atletico Madrid they could push the

Martinez is thought to be valued at €40m (£33.4m) by Porto, but Liverpool would be loathe to pay such an inflated fee since they were reported to have made an offer of around £8.5m last season.

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