Reports have surfaced this week that West Bromwich Albion have made a £10m bid for Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore. The rumours have split the Albion fans and yesterday we asked the Albion fans what they thought of the Livermore links you can read that article here.

With a fair few negative comments about the 27-year-old I’ve picked out five reasons why Jake Livermore would be a good signing for the Albion. Of course, and as Albion fans know far too well until they’re at the ground holding up the shirt to never get too far ahead of themselves but what could Livermore potentially bring to the side?

Take a look through the following slideshow and the list of five reasons why Livermore would be a good signing. Let us know if you agree with the points in the comments below or on our social pages.

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