Liverpool told to target Niko Kranjcar and plan move for Oscar Wendt

18 November 2010 12:53
Liverpool are considering a move for Swedish international left-back Oscar Wendt and have been encouraged to follow up their interest in Tottenham's Niko Kranjcar.[LNB]Manager Roy Hodgson has had the 25-year-old Wendt watched extensively and could sign him for a reasonable price in January as his contract is up in the summer.[LNB] Take a chance: Liverpool have been encouraged to make a bid for unsettled Spurs midfielder Niko Kranjcar[LNB]Wendt, who has also attracted interest from West Ham, has won three Danish league titles in four seasons with FC Copenhagen and has 13 caps for Sweden. [LNB]Liverpool's Danish scout Jakob Friis-Hansen said: 'We are keeping a close eye on Wendt. He does a good job. He needs to perform under pressure each week, whereas there are few tough games in Denmark. He would possibly benefit from first moving to a league such as Germany's - but maybe that will not be necessary.'[LNB] Keeping tabs: Liverpool have sent scouts to watch highly-rated Sweden full-back Oscar Wendt[LNB]Friis-Hansen also confirmed Liverpool are continuing to monitor Sweden's other left-back Behrang Safari, 25, of Basel, who has been watched by Fulham.[LNB]Meanwhile, Tottenham midfielder Kranjcar has admitted he is considering his future but his father Zlato, who is Montenegro national team manager, said: 'Niko is definitely leaving Tottenham. That is his choice and I totally agree with him.'[LNB]  Get Johnson! Liverpool flop Aquilani urges Juventus to sign his old pal GlenLiverpool set to win race to sign £7m Real Sociedad star GriezmannFab news for Liverpool! Aurelio keen to face West Ham after reserves returnLIVERPOOL FC

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