Liverpool are ready to outbid rivals for Blackpool captain Charlie Adam.

The Seasiders have already rejected offers from Aston Villa and Birmingham City for the midfielder, who is off contract in June.

The Daily Express says Liverpool are ready to go to £4 million for the Scot.

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish is looking to strengthen his side in attempt to salvage much lost pride and resurrect their faltering season.

And he has identified Blackpool midfielder Adam as the man to bolster their midfield.

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