Liverpool are set to pounce on Inter Milan star Antonio Cassano in case they lose the services of Luis Suarez this summer. A report on the Express claims Liverpool have recognized Italy international Antonio Cassanoas a potential replacement for their Uruguayan star Luis Suarez, who could be making a big-money move at the end of the season.
Officials at the Merseyside club have confirmed Liverpool is ready to hear offers for their top goal-scorer Luis Suarez. With Pep Guardiola showing liking for Luis Suarez, Bayern Munich are the frontrunners for Luis Suarez’s signature.
The German football giants will have £239 million to spend at will when Pep Guardiola arrives to the helm this summer. Luis Suarez’s impressive goalscoring form has also attracted interest from Manchester City, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Real Madrid.
Last summer, Juventus and Real Madrid were battling over the rights to own Luis Suarez, but Liverpool decided to keep their coveted asset at Anfield for another season.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits he will be saddened to see Luis Suarez leave the club, although Antonio Cassano could fit the bill for him. The sale of Luis Suarez and purchase of Antonio Cassano should leave the Liverpool in huge profits.
Bayern Munich are ready to handover a treasure chest for Luis Suarez. Meanwhile, a bust-up with Inter Milan manager Andrea Stramaccioni has forced the Italian club to sell their star striker at a cut-price deal.
Antonio Cassano, who has scored seven goal in Serie A this season, has refused to return to Sampdoria. Italian clubs such as Genoa and Napoli are extremely interested in signing him, but the price tag on the striker might leave them out of contention.
Liverpool will have to spend around £15-20 million on Antonio Cassano, an amount that shouldn’t be a problem after the sale of Luis Suarez. Liverpool can make as much as £40 million from trading away Luis Suarez.