Liverpool chief Ayre putting together Sneijder package to trump Galatasaray

Liverpool are putting together a package for Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder.
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Liverpool are putting together a package for Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder.

The People says Liverpool have made a sensational bid to ­hijack Sneijder’s move from Inter Milan to Galatasaray.

Kop boss Brendan Rodgers thinks he has a good chance of luring the 28-year-old Holland star to the Premier League – even though Inter have already ­accepted an £8.2million deal from the Turkish side.

Sneijder, who has fallen out with Inter bosses, is stalling on the Gala deal because he would prefer to play in England – and Liverpool are ready to offer him the chance.

Wages are a problem – Sneijder is on £160,000 a week at the San Siro.

Sneijder is currently on more than Steven Gerrard is earning at Anfield but, given that low transfer fee, Rodgers believes he can land a top star comparatively cheaply.

Kop managing director Ian Ayre has been in talks with Liverpool’s Boston-based owners in the last 24 hours to see if a deal is feasible.

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