Lokomotiv Moscow out to derail rival bid for Liverpool midfielder Benayoun

05 February 2010 01:36
Lokomotiv Moscow have joined city rivals Dinamo in the pursuit of Liverpool's Yossi Benayoun, despite Rafa Benitez being reluctant to sell.[LNB] The Russian clubs claim they have agreed personal terms with Benayoun's agent and that a £7.5million offer is on the table for the Israel midfielder.[LNB] Target: Liverpool's Yossi Benayoun[LNB] Russia's transfer window is open until the end of the month but with England's closed Benitez knows he would not be able to buy a replacement.[LNB] Meanwhile, Valencia and AC Milan remain serious rivals to Liverpool for Milan Jovanovic. [LNB]Liverpool were confident they had a deal agreed in principle with the Standard Liege striker but his agent Cvijan Milosevic said: 'He has not made up his mind. He went to see Milan after their match against Palermo and there is also a concrete interest from Valencia.' [LNB] Guus puts Liverpool on alert as Russia boss looks for Premier League returnLiverpool boosted by return of Aurelio for Merseyside derby against Everton[LNB] [LNB]  

Source: Daily_Mail