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Another Uruguayan on the Reds List as They Prepare Diego Godin Bid

(Bleacher Report) Liverpool could be set to bring Luis Suarez’s Uruguayan teammate and Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin to Anfield as they have changed the main focus of the transfers to bolstering the defense.

With two new midfielders in Jordan Henderson, and Charlie Adam, and the additions of winger Stewart Downing and goalkeeper Alexander Doni, the Reds are making strengthening moves all over the pitch. However, the defense is still an area in need of several tweaks.

Godin had been a heavily tracked Chelsea target over the January transfer window, but the signing of David Luiz for the Blues ended their pursuit of the player until recent reports suggested they could be after him once again according to teamtalk.

Atletico only added Godin last summer for the fee of £6.6 million that was paid to Villareal. However, the Reds have been willing to splash the cash this summer and a possible transfer with the total value around £15 million. Christian Poulson could be included in the deal as the Reds midfield is over crowded and he could possibly welcome a return move to Spain.

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Thomas is a freelance sports writer and blogger from Greenville, South Carolina. He maintains The Daily Atz on Facebook, and you can follow him on twitter@thedailyatz for news from Liverpool FC, and the world of soccer. He is a Bleacher Report Featured Columnist on Liverpool FC and World Football and publishes daily throughout the week on rumors, speculation, match previews, analysis, and special interest pieces. His education and life experiences have helped him to get to where he is today, along with his amazingly supportive fiance. Thomas holds a bachelors of science in both History and Entrepreneurial Business from Western Carolina University. Adding to his writing topics and experience he has also consulted on many green energy and business development projects, and writes articles for the HVAC, alternative energy and business fields.

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