Liverpool set to be priced out of Riera deal

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez faces more transfer frustration.

Benitez is keen on Espanyol winger Albert Riera, but with less than two weeks to go before the market shuts, the Spanish Liga club won't consider selling for less than his £16 million buyout clause.

"Liverpool want Riera but Liverpool are reluctant to meet Espanyol's demands," said the player's agent Magico Diaz.

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