Liverpool heavily linked South American superstar, to become Xabi Alonso's first signing at Anfield: report

Liverpool target and Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso.
Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Liverpool have been linked with a summer swoop for Bayer Leverkusen defender Piero Hincapie.

An Ecuadorian international, Hincapie has been a consistent performer for Xabi Alonso's side who still lead the way at the top of the Bundesliga table.

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.