Rumour mill: Liverpool track £10m Norwich City starlet Nathan Redmond
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Premier League heavyweights Liverpool are reportedly weighing up a £10m January swoop for Norwich City midfielder Nathan Redmond.
City boss Neil Adams made it clear ahead of Saturday's 3-3 Championship draw, in which Redmond set-up Jonny Howson's first-half header at Carrow Road, there were no bids on the table for the England Under-21 international after summer interest from Stoke and Southampton.
The Daily Star on Sunday claim Kop chief Brendan Rodgers is prepared to test City's resolve with a big-money move to pep up the Reds' faltering Premier League season.
Rodgers has so far found it difficult to replace Luis Suarez with Mario Balotelli struggling for goals and Daniel Sturridge injured for most of the campaign. Redmond's former England youth international team-mate, Raheem Sterling, has had to carry much of the responsiblity so far at Anfield this season and Rodgers reportedly sees Redmond in the same mould as he looks to bolster his attacking options.
Adams, however, has no interest in letting Redmond go with the wide player a key part of City's faltering bid to go straight back up.
'There was big interest in Nathan in the summer and any player that is performing well, and Nathan's caught the eye in a lot of those England (Under-21) games, there's bound to be interest,' Adams said on Thursday. 'We said in the summer that we don't want to sell any of our players that we don't need to sell and it's still the same. But I'm sure that'll all surface again in the January window.
'It would be down to me (if we sold him). Valuation and figures is the important thing and money does talk, as we said in the summer. Once you get to certain values and figures you've got to take it realistically and see if it's in the benefit of the club.'