Now that the transfer window is about to close, the transfer rumour mill is working 24/7. Players from all across the world are being linked with top clubs and todays reports suggest that Portugal winger, Ricardo Quaresma could be a possible target for Rafa. Now this is not the first time Quaresma has been linked with a move to Liverpool and I certainly do not think it will be the last time. There is no doubting Quaresma’s great ability and personally, I would love for Quaresma to come to Anfield and roam down our left wing. I know it is wrong to use the term ‘the last piece of the puzzle’ but if Quaresma were to join Liverpool, the puzzle for our quest for the Championship would be near complete.
Now I may just be getting my hopes high and there may not be any truth in these rumours but you never know. It is also thought that Inter Milan are lining up a bid for Quaresma. Now if Quaresma were to choose between Inter and Liverpool, where would he go? My money would probably be on him going to Inter because Jose Mourinho would convince him that his future is with him. But on the other hand, the lure of playing in the Premiership could be enough to see Quaresma at Liverpool.
The next question would be; how much would Quaresma cost? Now Quaresma is still only 24 years old so the board can not use the Barry excuse that he is old. At 24, they should be prepared to spend quite a bit of money. And correct me if I am wrong, they have told Rafa that they do have money to spend on a new player only if they think the player is worth it. Now let us say Porto slap a £20m price on Quaresma, in theory we should be able to afford that. But then again the question remains; how much do Porto value the player at? Some reports suggest Porto want £31.7million for Quaresma. Now that is way out of our price range!
Let’s wait and see how this one unfolds. It may just blow over and nothing will happen or we could be seeing Quarsema coming for a medical next week. Just thinking of Quaresma down our left wing attacking The Kop brings a huge smile to my face.
i just wet myself thinking about the possibility that gerrard could feed the ball out wide to quaresma who would send a beautiful ball into keane who would head the ball over to torres who would slam it in…1-0 Liverpool
If only we still had Bolo Zenden…
Quaresma is my dream signing. Torres was my favourite player in the world for years and I was begging and praying for him, and he was even better than I imagined he could be in a Liverpool shirt. Quaresma has been my next target ever since then. I beg, I beg, I beg. This lad is 100% as good as Cristiano Ronaldo, I have been saying that for years. Some Portuguese think he is better. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE sign Quaresma.
I’d have to say, of all the people we have been linked with, Quaresma is the one i get most exited about. If we’re going to spend, we need to get someone who can slot right into our unit
QUARESMA SIMPLY NEEDS TO BE SIGNED! SELL PENNANT, VORONIN, AND KUYT. GET SOME OF THE MONEY WE WERE GONNA USE 4 BARRY AND WE HAVE ABOUT 26-28M! INTER BID 27M, BUT NOW THEY HAVE MUNTARI FROM POMEPEY THEY MIGHT NOT NEED HIM! WE SHUD BID WITH THE MONEY WE HAVE LEFT! RAFA PLZ FULFILL OUR WISHES AN SIGN THE BOY! WILL B BETTER THAN RONALDO! THE OWNERS SED THEY WANTED TO MAKE US FANS HAPPY, BY SIGNING SOME1 WE WANTED! THIS GUY IS THE 1 THT WILL MAKE ALL SUPPORTERS SCREAM, I KNOW I WUD! I PRAY NEARLY EVERY NIGHT 4 HIM, I HOPE WE SEAL A DEAL SOON!
I could not agree more with you @LFC 4 LIFE. But it looks like we have just about signed Albert Riera now from Espanyol.
(http://www.ourkop.com/2008/08/26/albert-riera-on-his-way-to-liverpool/) As much as most of us fans would have loved to see Quaresma at Anfield, I just do not think Rafa really wanted the player or else he would have gone for him. Who knows what this boy Riera can do for us.