VICTOR Valdes’ decision not to renew his contract with Barcelona has led to an almighty amount of speculation that the Catalan side will once again seek to bring a former player back ‘home’ from the Premier League.
Like Cesc Fabregas and Gerard Pique before him, Pepe Reina is now apparently on Barca’s list to replace Valdes between the sticks and return to the club he left a decade ago.
While the 30 year old’s form has been questioned somewhat over the past year or so, he is a big presence in the Liverpool dressing room and would be sorely missed if and when he eventually moves on.
Liverpool already have a keeper in Brad Jones, who has performed very admirably indeed for the Reds every time he’s been called upon. However, there is no doubting that if Reina were to leave, the club would be in the market for a new no.1.
To follow are five candidates that Liverpool may be looking to line up should the Spanish stopper up sticks to Catalonia.
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