Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has expressed his desire to keep both Glen Johnson and Lucas at Anfield despite the duo being heavily linked with a move to the Italian Serie A. Johnson is out of contract at the end of the season, while Lucas is reportedly the main transfer target for clubs like Inter Milan in this January transfer window.
Johnson is reportedly unhappy at the contractual terms offered to him. Liverpool reportedly offered him only half of the current £ 100,000 per week wages. At just 30 years of age, Johnson will be more than entitled to think that he will be able to earn a similar figure at least for the next few years.
Lucas was a marginal figure at the club in the last couple of years due to a succession of injuries and poor form. He has now featured heavily in the last few weeks and the defensive solidarity provided by the Brazilian has allowed Liverpool to build their form. Continue reading “Brendan Rodgers want to keep glen and Lucas”