Liverpool prepping £15m present to lastly solve multi-year residing of weak point
Liverpool are striking the finishing touches to a present reported to be £15m for a player who could perhaps well presumably be the lengthy-term acknowledge to a nagging jam.
Liverpool are facing a preference of questions regarding player personnel heading into next season. Accidents be pleased ravaged their squad, but a collective lack of hang has also hampered their marketing campaign.
Give our social media channels a discover – we’re on Fb, Twitter and Instagram
The most contemporary document gave the clearest indication but the put Georginio Wijnaldum’s future lays after a fundamental Barcelona update.
Questions dwell over the lengthy-term viability of Roberto Firmino, while fringe gamers Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri are facing hazardous futures.
Centre-support will likely be one other residing under the microscope. Virgil van Dijk is no longer off path to attain support for pre-season coaching, but could perhaps well safe himself partnered with a celeb original recruit.
Every of the aforementioned positions are obvious factors, but one predicament in Liverpool’s squad has no longer been addressed for years.
That is the feature of support-up goalkeeper to undisputed #1, Alisson Becker.
Since Simon Mignolet’s departure support to Belgium, the Reds be pleased no longer been in a predicament to call upon a reputable 2d preference.
Loris Karius stays out on mortgage, while Adrian has been inclined to errors when starting.
Teenager Caoimhin Kelleher has shown promise, but the feature of support-up goalkeeper is never entrusted to any individual so young.
With Alisson struggling accidents more than most in his predicament, buying a right support-up is of grand significance.
A document on Friday revealed Liverpool be pleased reignited their scouting mission on Turkish stopper Ugurcan Cakir.
The 24-year-worn has lengthy been rumoured to be on the Reds’ radar, although they might be able to face stiff competitors from a Premier League trio.
Now, Plot (citing Turkish newsletter Sabah) verbalize that Liverpool are ‘preparing to invent a €17 million (£15m) present’ for the Trabzonspor player.
On top of the curiosity from various English sides, RB Leipzig and Sevilla are also deemed to be monitoring the misfortune.
Muller taking a see to be pleased a study in Thiago’s footsteps?
In the period in-between, Thomas Muller has alerted the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United by suggesting that he could perhaps well presumably in discovering a misfortune away from Bayern Munich.
Muller, 31, has spent his total profession with the Bavarians, making 571 appearances for the German giants. After bobbing up by the membership’s formative years system, he made his senior debut in August 2008.
The rest is history, with the midfielder lifting the Bundesliga trophy on nine occasions. He also has two Champions League winners’ medals and has obtained the DFB-Pokal six cases.
Add to that 100 Germany caps plus the 2014 World Cup title and it’s a profession most would envy. Hailing from Bavaria, it appeared inevitable that he would play for Bayern.
He has been the proverbial one-membership man. And it modified into thought the player with 38 Germany desires would halt his profession at the Allianz Arena.
However, having watched extinct Bayern crew-mate Thiago Alcantara plug to Liverpool, he confessed that the lengthy fade is no longer verbalize in stone.
“I’m no longer mounted to this membership,” he told The Times. “I truly be pleased a various relationship, I treasure Bayern sooner than I started taking part in for them.
“However when there could be a misfortune the put you be pleased to opt presumably to play for a various membership it could perhaps perhaps well presumably be no shame and no misfortune in any respect. Maybe treasure with Thiago.”
READ MORE: Barcelona attacker fancied by Liverpool, Man Utd facing ultimatum