Liverpool interested in signing 23-year-old German star

December 13, 2017

According to the Daily Mail, Four Premier League teams show interest in FC Augsburg defender Philipp Max, but the favourite in this transfer pursuit is Liverpool. Scousers delighted to add the 24-year-old after an exciting season in the Bundesliga so far.

FC Augsburg currently are eighth in the Bundesliga after 14 matches. Max took part in absolutely all league games so far, securing one goal and assisting seven. He has the most assists in the Bundesliga this term going into the latest round of fixtures.

Max started his football career at Schalke 04 and made his debut against Borussia Dortmund in March 2014. He spent a season at Karlsruhe SC before joining FC Augsburg in 2015 for a rumoured €3.6 million.

Along with German starlet, Juventus‘ Alex Sandro and Porto’s Alex Telles are believed to be on the radar of some Premier League teams. The left-back position is one that multiple clubs are looking to increase.

As per to the source, Jurgen Klopp is personally interested in this transfer, as you know, he’s a big fan of Bundesliga and especially young and talented German footballers.