Sunday January 13 2013
Liverpool attempt Sneijder swoop

Wesley Sneijder confirmed he was in no hurry to sign for Galatasaray and the stalling might pay off with reports of Liverpool making an offer.

The Dutchman was in the stands to watch Inter’s 2-0 win over Pescara last night and spoke to Sky Sport Italia.

“I’m fine. It is a big decision I have to take, so I don’t think it will be made by Monday,” said Sneijder.

“There are still two weeks to go before the end of the transfer window, so there is time. I am relaxed and I’m considering my options.”

It is widely reported in Italy that he is stalling in the hope a Premier League club will match Galatasaray’s €10m transfer fee.

The tactic could well pay off with today’s stories in the Sunday People that Liverpool have offered £8.2m.

Wages could still be a stumbling block, as Sneijder is leaving Inter because he refused to take a pay-cut on his €6m per season contract.

The 28-year-old is also thought to be of interest to Tottenham, Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City.