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Virals: Liverpool target Youri Tielemans to make decision after Euro 2020
In recent weeks Liverpool have been widely linked with what would be a sensational swoop for Leicester City star Youri Tielemans this summer. Earmarked as a possible replacement for Gini Wijnaldum, the Belgian midfielder has reportedly been added to the list of targets by Jurgen Klopp’s side. Currently away with the Belgium national side preparing for the Europan Championships, the 24-year-old could face an important decision over his future over the coming months.
cut a desperate figure when Schalke central defender was signed on transfer deadline day.
Bereft of options at the back, Jurgen Klopp sanctioned the loan arrival of the Turkish youngster and the unlikelyof Preston North End ace Ben Davies.
It was to be the 21-year-old that would go on to feature heavily for the Reds, however, makingbefore a brought a premature end to an Anfield swansong.
Despite impressing, for the most part, Klopp had seemingly rejected the chance to sign Kabak for thefrom the recently relegated Bundesliga club.
Millwall seal fresh player agreement
Millwall captain Alex Pearce has penned a new deal to keep him at the club for another year, with his contract extension announced on the club’s official website. The 32-year-old initially joined the Lions on loan from Derby County in January 2019 – and went on to make the move permanent in the summer when his […]The 32-year-old initially joined the Lions on loan from Derby County in January 2019 – and went on to make the move permanent in the summer when his contract with the Rams expired.
Whilst thehas all but ruled out the possibility of backtracking on the Turkish starlet, recent reports suggesting Nat Phillips could be on the way out of Merseyside have reignited some hopes.
Reputable journalist James Pearce was quick to kibosh the prospect onwhen stating: ”No. That ship has sailed.” with the boat emoji for good measure.
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Kabak, who averagedfrom nine league outings, has been made available for ‘significantly less’ than the original release clause – triggering a potential move from Liverpool.
'It's inevitable' - James Pearce issues bold claim on Liverpool’s summer transfer plans
The Athletic’s James Pearce has claimed that ‘it’s inevitable’ that Liverpool will be making transfers late in the summer transfer window, in an interview on the Kenn7 podcast. Liverpool got their first summer signing done early, with the arrival of Ibrahima Konate, who will officially be a Liverpool player as of 1st July after a […]Liverpool got their first summer signing done early, with the arrival of Ibrahima Konate, who will officially be a Liverpool player as of 1st July after a deal was agreed between the Reds and RB Leipzig, but Pearce believes that Liverpool will also be doing business late in the window this summer.
However, given the newly found strength in depth with Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matipin the coming weeks, a fifth new option alongside Konate seems unlikely.
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Although the heroes of the run-in Phillips and Rhys Williams couldbefore next season, spending part of the incomings on another central defensive option is unlikely.
With Davies and at a pushin situ, four frontline options, in theory, should suffice and Liverpool would be better off spending the Kabak fee on strengthening other areas of the squad.
Valued at £22.5million (), someone is going to land themselves a talented bargain this summer.
Virals: Twitter frenzy as Virgil van Dijk counts down to pre-season .
Liverpool central defender Virgil van Dijk has once again been exciting Kopites on social media as pre-season fast approaches. Sidelined since last October after suffering a serious knee injury in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park, the Dutchman has been working hard ever since to be ready in time for 2021/22. Having made the decision to miss the Netherlands’ European Championships campaign in order to focus on rehabilitation, the 29-year-old looks to be nearing a return. As Jurgen Klopp’s charges prepare to head back to action on July 12, Van Dijk took to Twitter on Friday to all but announce his own involvement. Twitter: Pre-season ready https://t.