In the land of rumour mongering, there are some common places that transfer chatter comes from, and perhaps none is more common than that of an agent looking to get a move or better deal for his client.

And t seems fairly safe to say that such is the case when it comes to the recent spate of rumours surrounding Thiago Alcantara, Bayern Munich’s 29-year-old, injury-prone Spanish international midfielder.

Over the past week, outlets including Sport in Spain and Bild in Germany have claimed Liverpool are at least seriously interested in the player—and that the player is very much interested in joining the Reds this offseason