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Brendan Rodgers 'interested in' bringing Chelsea left back to Liverpool

Liverpool could make a move for
Chelsea left back Ryan Bertrand
after being priced out of a move for
Sevilla's Alberto Moreno.
The Spaniard was Liverpool's top
target to fill the void at left back
but Brendan Rodgers does not want
to meet Sevilla's £20m asking price
for the 21-year-old.
The 24-year-old Bertrand, who
spent the latter half of last season
on loan at Aston Villa, has now
emerged as a serious alternative,
according to the Daily Mail.
Bertrand is ready to leave Chelsea
in search of first team football.
Despite Ashley Cole losing his form
in the autumn and being dropped,
Jose Mourinho preferred to use
right back Cesar Azpilicueta to
Bertrand, who played just three
matches for Chelsea last season.
Bertrand arrived at Stamford Bridge
as a teenager in 2005 but failed to
nail down a starting spot, instead
being sent out on a series of loans.
He was a reliable deputy to Cole
under Roberto di Matteo and Rafael
Benitez, but has only started 28
Premier League games for the
Rodgers is a long-term admirer of
Bertrand having worked with him
at Chelsea's academy.
Liverpool struggled at left back last
season, injury to Luis Enrique
meant Glen Johnson, Aly Cissokho
and Jon Flanagan all had spells
Bertrand could be available for
around £8m.

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