Football rumour: Liverpool to land Tello on loan

Barcelona forward Cristian Tello is very highly rated. Photo: PA

Liverpool have emerged as the new favourites to sign Barcelona forward Cristian Tello on loan this season.

Arsenal had been linked with the exciting 21-year-old forward, but Brendan Rodgers is confident that he will persuade Tello to come to Anfield this week, and that the wide player would fit perfectly with his football philosophy.

(Source: Guillem Balague)