Atletico Madrid's Simao came close to Liverpool move

Atletico Madrid winger Simao Sabrosa admits he could easily have been playing for Liverpool at the Vicente Calderon. He told guillembalague.com: "(laughing) I don’t remember, it was a while ago….no…I was on the verge of signing, just about to travel to Liverpool, but there were complications and I couldn't make the trip over because of one thing or another and, in the end, Benfica wouldn't let me leave.

Atletico Madrid winger Simao Sabrosa admits he could easily have been playing for Liverpool at the Vicente Calderon.

He told guillembalague.com: "(laughing) I don’t remember, it was a while ago….no…I was on the verge of signing, just about to travel to Liverpool, but there were complications and I couldn't make the trip over because of one thing or another and, in the end, Benfica wouldn't let me leave.

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