Date: 11th September 2018 at 1:30pm
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A number of Liverpool supporters have been reacting on social media today to the news that Barcelona are interested in a move for Alberto Moreno, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Spanish champions are said to be considering a move for either Moreno or Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal, with Jordi Alba their only senior left back at present.

Reds fans’ have reacted with bemusement to the news, with many of them advocating the sale of a player who has fallen to second choice at Anfield behind Andy Robertson.

Live For Liverpool has rounded up some of the best tweets below.

OPINION

The reaction from Liverpool supporters isn’t really surprising. Moreno has been second choice for the better part of a year now, and never looked particularly convincing even when he was playing regular football. His time on Merseyside hasn’t been terrible, he’s just not quite lived up to the expectations placed upon him when he signed from Sevilla in 2014. If he wants to return to Spain then the move makes sense for him. But from a footballing point of view he would merely be swapping one back up role for another. If he’s unable to overcome Robertson at Liverpool then it’s unlikely he’d have much joy unseating Alba at Barcelona. The lure of the Nou Camp may prove too strong, though, and no Reds fan would be particularly sad to see him go. He’s served his purpose, but the club have massively upgraded with Robertson. Time to move on, eh Alberto?