Date:15th July 2021 at 6:04pm
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Sometimes it only takes a second for a player to enshrine themselves as a club legend forever. 

The bigger the stage, the bigger the redemption, and it can only take one solitary kick of a football to become entrenched in the footballing heritage of a club.

Fernando Torres’ ill fated £50 million switch to Chelsea from Liverpool, a British transfer record at the time has often been derided as one of the worst transfers in Premier League history.

However, you will find very few Chelsea fans who would speak a bad word of Torres as he provided Blues fans with one of the most memorable moments of their lives when he rounded Victor Valdes and passed into an empty net to ensure they reached the 2012 Champions League final.

One player who could loosely fit into the category is Liverpool’s Divock Origi but, according to the Daily Express, he could be used as a make-weight for Liverpool to bring Saul Niguez of Atletico Madrid to Anfield.

Niguez has won La Liga, the Copa Del Ray and two Europa League titles at Atletico Madrid.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to add depth and quality to his Liverpool squad which was completely exposed by a pretty damning injury endemic last season.

All three senior central defenders, midfield general and central defence cover Fabinho and captain Jordan Henderson all suffered long term injuries, and Klopp is looking to make sure his ranks are not left short again in the event of another injury crisis.

Niguez is considered as one of the most talented midfielders in La Liga and he has been a huge part of Diego Simeone’s side in recent years.

He scored one of the best goals in Champions League history to send Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final in 2016 – dribbling past five players before firing a low shot off the post into the net against Bayern Munich in the semi-final.

Klopp is claimed to be a massive fan of the 26-year-old Spaniard, and it’s claimed that he has already seen an opening bid of £34 million rejected by the current La Liga champions.

Now it’s thought that the German boss could be prepared to offer Origi plus cash to tempt Atletico into selling.

 
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