Liverpool close to Montoya deal after Barcelona blow-up

Liverpool are closer to landing unsettled Barcelona fullback Martin Montoya.

Liverpool are closer to landing unsettled Barcelona fullback Martin Montoya.

The Spain international has upset senior Barca teammates after questioning the players' attitude for their defeat to Athletic Bilbao on the weekend.

Sport says the comments have angered many inside the locker room, with Andres Iniesta, particularly, unhappy to be contradicted by a young teammate.

Liverpool chief Ian Ayre was at the Nou Camp on Friday for transfer talks over Montoya and after this week's developments a move to Anfield appears more likely.

 
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