Reports in Spain are claiming that Liverpool have made an approach to Real Madrid for Dutchman Royston Drenthe.
Earlier this week a message was posted on Facebook by someone claiming to be Drenthe saying that he had signed for Liverpool. It was soon revealed to be a hoax, however.
Despite this being unmasked as a falsehood, Roy Hodgson is said to have approached his Real Madrid counterpart José Mourinho regarding a move for the former Feyenoord man.
Hodgson is in desperate need of a left-back with Fabio Aurelio already departed and Emiliano Insua set to join Fiorentina.
Reports claim Liverpool have made contact with Real Madrid over the signing of Dutchman Royston Drenthe.
The former Feyenoord man is earning plaudits for his performances so far this season at loan club Hercules.
Spanish newspaper Sport claim that Liverpool have reignited their interest in the young defender after José Mourinho intimated that he is willing to listen to offers for him.
Liverpool could make a cut-price move for Drenthé will Real Madrids willingness to let the youngster move on as he does not feature in The Special Ones plans.
Drenthé, who has previously been linked with a move to the Premiership, could cost Hodgson around £8m.
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