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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

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