Wednesday’s Rumours: Winger on his way to Anfield?

Jan. 31, 2010 - Enschede, Netherlands - epa02013186 FC Twente payer Bryan Ruiz celebrates after scoring against Roda JC during the Dutch permier league soccer match, FC Twente vs Roda JC, in Enschede, the Netherlands, on 31 January 2010.

Liverpool have been linked with a £12.5million move for Costa Rican international attacker Bryan Ruiz in this morning’s papers.

Both the Daily Mail and Daily Mirror report that Roy Hodgson is interested in signing the 24-year-old winger-come-striker who currently plays for FC Twente.

Ruiz has a fantastic recent scoring record, having scored 24 goals in 34 appearances for Twente. He scored one of the world’s fastest ever hat-tricks earlier this year when he put three past Sparta Rotterdam in the space of four minutes.

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Elsewhere, the Reds have also been linked once again with a move for Newcastle Utd defender Steven Taylor, who is said to be unhappy with his club’s ambition. (Daily Express)

Taylor’s contract expires in a year and the training ground bust-up with Toon striker Andy Carroll last season has further distanced himself from the club.

There’s speculation surrounding Emiliano Insua’s future at Liverpool, with Wigan left-back Maynor Figueroa thought to be on Hodgson’s wishlist. The Daily Mail suggests Insua could be a target of Rafa Benitez’s at Inter Milan.

There’s more transfer rumours, gossip and discussion over in the Rumour Mill