Benitez to make £15m bid for Forlan

Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez is rumoured to have made a £15m bid for former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan.

The Uruguayan international was a flop during his two years at Old Trafford scoring a meagre 10 goals in 63 appearances for the Red Devils.

But Forlan has since resurrected his career in La Liga bagging 54 goals in 103 games for Villarreal before making a £20m switch to Atletico in 2007.

The former United player has continued his hot scoring form this season in La Liga netting a mammoth 29 goals so far.

Now the Daily Star reports that Benitez could be set to give Forlan a second chance to shine in the Premier League and the striker admitted that he would be interested in moving back to England.

"Do I want to return to the Premier League?" Forlan told reporters. "In the world of the football anything is possible and I believe I have a debt with England after my time at Manchester United." Just as long as you don't recreate that shocking miss against Juventus Diego.

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