Mascherano wants permanent deal with Liverpool

November 11, 2007

LONDON, Nov 10 (Reuters) - Javier Mascherano will quit English football if he fails to agree a permanent move to Liverpool, the Argentina midfielder said on Sunday.

'I only want to play for Liverpool,' Mascherano told British newspapers. 'I hope the situation will be sorted in the next month.

'If I cannot play for Liverpool I will not play for another club in England. Not even Chelsea, Arsenal or Manchester United.'

Mascherano signed an 18-month loan deal with the Anfield club when he left Premier League rivals West Ham United in January.