Martinez is a player with pedigree and quality, no doubt, but is he right for the Reds?
Brendan Rodgers is building a squad of youthful, technically gifted players who offer a variety of solutions to opening up tough defences, so does Martinez add to that? Of course, there are plenty of other concerns to take into account too.
There might not be too many disappointed fans if Martinez signs for Liverpool this summer—but perhaps he's not quite the right signing at this point.
Here are four reasons why Rodgers should stay away from the Porto striker in the summer.