RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano is ‘on the best’ of Liverpool’s shortlist, because the January switch window approaches.
Liverpool had been arduous hit via defensive harm issues in 2020/21 to mention the least, with each Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez present process surgical operation on knee accidents. The previous is predicted to pass over the bulk, if no longer all, of the rest of the season, whilst the latter continues to be being assessed.
In the meantime, Fabinho has overlooked the closing 3 video games with harm and Trent Alexander-Arnold is most likely out of motion till December.
Issues have were given so dangerous that marvel communicate of an (not going) emergency transfer at no cost agent Daryl Janmaat popped up on Thursday.
Although younger stars Rhys Williams – who used to be enjoying sixth-tier soccer only a 12 months in the past – and Nathaniel Phillips have inspired when referred to as upon, there’s expanding hypothesis that the Reds may dip into the switch marketplace so as to add numbers to their backline in six weeks’ time when the window re-opens.
Hyperlinks to Schalke’s Ozan Kabak have resurfaced for the reason that summer season, whilst there have additionally been rumours of hobby in Ajax’s 20-year-old Perr Schurrs.
The Athletic reviews, alternatively, that Dayot Upamecano is best of Liverpool’s ‘sought after listing’ with the membership making plans to go into the marketplace subsequent summer season.
Whether or not that transfer might be expedited to January isn’t made transparent. Then again, 22-year-old Upamecano – regularly rated as one of the crucial promising defenders in Europe – reportedly has a clause in his contract that may permit him to depart for €42m (£38.25m) in 2021.
The likes of Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester United have all additionally been named as suitors for the France global lately.
Liverpool do have very good members of the family with the Pink Bull crew and feature performed offers for Takumi Minamino and Naby Keita in recent times.
When it comes to the previous, it’s believed that Liverpool’s awesome courting with Pink Bull led them to finishing a discount £7.25m deal for the participant, profiting from a liberate clause that many different suitors have been blind to.
But even so primary goal Upamecano, The Athletic declare that Kabak, Ben White and Bremer of Torino are all into consideration.
In the meantime, 90min understands that David Alaba – who is about to depart Bayern Munich via subsequent summer season at the most recent – would believe a transfer to the Premier League, and the Reds are amongst the ones .