Reds open Bellamy move talks
Liverpool's Craig Bellamy recently competed for Team GB at the Olympics
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has confirmed the club are in talks with Cardiff to let Craig Bellamy return to south Wales.
The 33-year-old has just completed his Olympic Games duty with Great Britain but is now keen to return home for the final years of his career.
"We have been in talks with him and Cardiff," said Rodgers.
Rodgers revealed he spoke to Bellamy during the early stages of the summer, where the striker revealed his desire to be back closer to his family.
"I had a really good meeting with Craig before I moved up here," said Rodgers. "He is a big Liverpool supporter but I also understand his thinking. He is 33 and has travelled around the country all his life, so there are compassionate reasons. We will look at it but we will wish him all the best and move forward."
Rodgers has also confirmed Liverpool would have to receive an acceptable bid for defender Daniel Agger, who has been the subject of interest from Manchester City, before they would consider parting with the Denmark star.
"Daniel is a top player and you do not want to lose your best players," said Rodgers. "He has been here seven years. He loves the club and its supporters. But every player has his price and we will see where it goes."
There has also been plenty of speculation surrounding record-signing Andy Carroll. However, Rodgers spoke positively about the £35million forward, even if it does seem increasingly likely he will leave the Anfield outfit before the transfer window closes on August 31.
"Between now and the end of the window there are going to be players feeling a little bit unsure and insecure," he said. "But Andy has been terrific. He knows exactly where he stands. He is like everyone else. He has to fight for their position. There are not many clubs you could go to and be a guaranteed starter.
"I understand Andy wants to play games. But he really enjoys it here. I have had a number of conversations with him and we will see how that develops."
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If he does go then he goes with the blessing of us LFC fans, Cardiff is his favoured destination to be nearer is family and who would deny him that, he has served us well
I wish him all the best for the future
Does Rodgers know what he is doing?
Bellamy has showed, especially during the olympics that he can still change games and has still got the ability to worry defenders. Liverpools attacking line, minus Suarez is poor especially if Carroll does move on.
Bellamy was an inspiration to watch in the Olympics and the driving force behind Team GB. Him leaving Anfield will be Caerdydd's gain and Liverpool's loss. He's a grafter, no question. A few more like him in the Liverpool squad and we'll be a force to be reckoned with.
Bellars, we hope to see you again at the Disney Training Camp next summer mate!
It is not Highbury any more old chap......It's that wonderful stadium called the Emirates......within it's hallowed walls lay all the wonderous things that people who visit expect to see....Once inside it easy to see why people fall to their knee's and start to pray to the football gods...For allowing them to step within the wonderous walls of the Emirates Stadium......The Place where the god like figures play their football. on that wonderous football pitch....It feels so privilaged to be allowed inside.....watch the football and walk out feeling so wonderful inside.....If you visit the Emirates Stadium.....You wiil walk outside and shout.to the skies.........Thank you Lord for letting me live to see inside this wonderful Stadium....
Nothing to compere with it.......Oh go on you ManU lot.....ManC lot.....have your say...about your piles.....and any one else.......I say this If you aint been .You cannot comment..But I know we will get a lot of bulls****ters on here claiming they have..........If you have... what is the first thing you see when entering that wonderous stadium...
"Dont ask me I have never frucking been".......
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