Liverpool sound out Athletic Bilbao for Iker Muniain

Liverpool are interested in Athletic Bilbao midfielder Iker Muniain.

Liverpool are interested in Athletic Bilbao midfielder Iker Muniain.

The Daily Express says the Reds, however, are unwilling to pay Muniain's £36m release clause to ensure the Athletic Bilbao player follows new Manchester United signing Ander Herrera to England.

Liverpool have a longstanding interest in the player, who made his debut for Bilbao as a 16-year-old and is still just 21.

And until Muniain puts pen to paper on a new contract he can, in theory, be had for £36m - although Bilbao failed to honour Herrera's clause last week and made the player buy the contract out himself.

 
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