Barcelona's Busquets backs bid for Liverpool's Mascherano

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets would welcome the signing of Liverpool's Javier Mascherano.

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets would welcome the signing of Liverpool's Javier Mascherano.

Asked if he was worried by the possibility of Barca bringing in Mascherano, Busquets said in El Mundo Deportivo: "No, the more players that come the better, and they will be welcomed.

"He is a magnificent player and hopefully he can be added.

"The most important thing is that the signings will add to the squad," said Busquets, who believes he has slightly different attributes to Mascherano anyway.

"He is also a defensive player, but perhaps he moves around a lot more conducting play and I maintain my position more and play the ball quicker."

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