Liverpool target Mignolet

Sky Sports sources understand Liverpool are interested in signing Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and it will take a bid in the region of £9million for any possible deal.

Last Updated: 13/06/13 at 20:27 Post Comment

Simon Mignolet: Sunderland's Player of the Year in the 2012/13 season

Simon Mignolet: Sunderland's Player of the Year in the 2012/13 season

The Belgium international is rumoured to want to leave the Stadium of Light in order to boost his 2014 World Cup ambitions and he has also been linked with Arsenal.

Liverpool could be in need of a goalkeeper given that speculation continues to link their current No.1, Jose Reina, with Barcelona.

Sunderland, though, will not be keen to sell Mignolet, who was their Player of the Year in the 2012/13 season.

But the 25-year-old has only two years remaining on his contract and Sunderland will know his value will decrease as time drags on.

However, the North East club would still want at least £9m from Liverpool, who have also been linked with Stoke City's Asmir Begovic.

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