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EPL or Bust for Llorente

  • La Marca, Friday, December 7, 2012 9:51 AM

Fernando Llorente, Athletic Blilbao’s unhappy marksman, has reiterated his desire to move to the English Premier League. The hulking striker believes his qualities would suit any Premier League team, as his strength, explosiveness and power in the air would make it easy for him to adapt to the British style of play.

Llorente has a high salary requirement, believed to be $6.5 million after taxes, but this is a sum that many rich EPL clubs could afford. According to La Marca, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea and both Manchester clubs are believed to be monitoring the 27-year-old, whose contract expires this summer. 

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