Liverpool make £18.5m bid to seal deal but there’s an issue

LIVERPOOL are eyeing a swoop for Wolfsburg star Ricardo Rodriguez.

Switzerland international Rodriguez has established himself as one of the Bundesliga’s leading left-backs.

Liverpool scouts have been monitoring the 24-year-old this season, according to the Mirror.

It’s claimed they have held initial talks with Wolfsburg but they are only willing to sell for £18.5m

However, Liverpool are unwilling to meet their demands.

Serie A giants AC Milan are also interested but, like Liverpool, are unlikely to pay the asking price.

Jurgen Klopp is on the hunt for a new left-back, having used midfielder James Milner there all campaign.

Hull’s Andrew Robertson and Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon are also on Liverpool’s radar.

Liverpool face West Ham at the London Stadium this afternoon.