Liverpool are keen to make a summer move for Atletico Madrid’s Cristian Rodriguez, [football] direct news understands. Rodriguez joined Atletico Madrid in 2012 from Porto but he has struggled to establish himself under Diego Simeone, making 16 appearances in La Liga all from the substitutes bench.googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(“div-gpt-ad-1389116196215-0”); });Onion’ as he he is most commonly known amongst team-mates at the Spanish club has attracted interest from a number of Italian clubs this season, who know of his willingness to find regular first team football. However, [FDN] understands that Premier League side Liverpool are keen to re-ignite their interest in the 28-year-old. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to add an extra midfielder and sees Rodriguez as the perfect man to toughen up Liverpool’s midfield. Rodriguez and Liverpool striker Luis Suarez are close friends and a move for Rodriguez could see the two Uruguayan international’s join forces in England next season.