The official website for European football

Liverpool loan Argentinian prospect

Published: Thursday 11 January 2007, 16.46CET
Liverpool FC have signed Argentinian Under-20 international defender Emiliano Insúa in an 18-month loan deal from CA Boca Juniors.
Published: Thursday 11 January 2007, 16.46CET

Liverpool loan Argentinian prospect

Liverpool FC have signed Argentinian Under-20 international defender Emiliano Insúa in an 18-month loan deal from CA Boca Juniors.

Liverpool FC have signed Argentinian Under-20 international defender Emiliano Insúa in an 18-month loan deal from CA Boca Juniors.

Benítez acclaim
The 18-year-old arrives at Anfield in a week where Liverpool's youth recruitment policy was called into question by a 6-3 League Cup defeat by Arsenal FC's talented second string. However, manager Rafael Benítez is in no doubt about the left-footed Insúa's credentials, saying: "He is a good, young player with a lot of potential." Liverpool take on holders FC Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 with the first leg taking place on 21 February.

Last updated: 11/01/07 19.46CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=496245.html#liverpool+loan+argentinian+prospect

UEFA.com features

Snap shot: Ajax overturn 3-1 first-leg defeat
  • Snap shot: Ajax overturn 3-1 first-leg defeat
  • Brøndby's Nielsen and Madsen on semi-final run
  • Frankfurt's Šašić on Brøndby, goals and Berlin
  • Wolfsburg's Schult on Paris, stadium, injuries
  • Bresonik on Paris against 'fragile' Wolfsburg
  • Club Brugge v Dnipro: reporters' view
  • Lifelong fan Gerard Piqué on all-things Barcelona
  • Sevilla v Zenit: reporters' view
  • Losers laud UEFA Youth League opportunity
  • Netherlands' Miedema on EURO 2017 and Bayern
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.