Liverpool Round-Up: Serie A Attacker on Radar, Double Swoop, Tottenham Star on Klopp’s Wishlista

April 25, 2018

Not Allison: Liverpool Lining Up Summer Move For £44m-rated Serie A Ace

Liverpool have received boost in pursuit for Nicolò Barella with Juventus pulling out of the race for the star. The news will come as a huge boost for Jurgen Klopp’s side, as now they seem to be in a pole position to sign the talented youngster.

A report from the respected Italian outlet CalcioMercato has stated that Juventus are no longer interested in Italian as they do not see him as a perfect fit for their midfield. Instead, the Serie A leaders will now either go after Bryan Cristante or Lorenzo Pellegrini.

In January, 90min claimed that Cagliari had slapped a £44m price-tag on the youngster amid his links to both Juventus and Liverpool. The 21-year-old has impressed once again in Serie A from the heart of Cagliari’s midfielder.

However, with still no international caps to his name, it would surely be a huge risk even for the Merseysiders if they were to match the £44m valuation of the star. But it must be admitted that the youngster’s services will be beneficial as he is versatile and can play as a central and attacking midfielder.

In-Demand PL Duo Could Make Shock Summer Move to Liverpool This Summer

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United have been handed a potential transfer boost by the news that Watford could be forced to sell star player this summer.

English club are in financial difficulties, and need could be forced to raise cash by selling in-form duo Richarlison and Abdoulaye Doucoure.

The Hornets made a £4m profit according to club accounts for the 2016-17 season. However, they may still have to sell highly-rated duo.

Doucoure recently revealed that he dreams of playing for Liverpool and the Reds boss Jurgen Klopp could sign him in order to replace Emre Can.

Liverpool preparing to fight on four fronts again next season, Klopp will need to strengthen his midfield area.

However, with Man Utd and Arsenal are also reportedly monitoring the situation and could compete with Liverpool to sign 25-year-old Frenchman.

Doucoure was a £6m bargain from French club Rennes, while Richarlison has joined the Hornets in a £11.2m deal from Fluminense.

Watford are demanding at least £40m for Doucoure which would represent a huge profit over two years and they are considering to sell Richarlison in the region of the same fee.

Club executive chairman Scott Duxbury said: “As in the previous year, the financial performance of the club is reflective of its progression in the Premier League.

“Turnover continues to grow significantly, as do the increased running costs associated with running a successful business within the Premier League.”

Key Spurs Midfielder Linked With Shock Summer Move to Liverpool

Tottenham Hotspur defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama has reportedly emerged as a shock summer target for Liverpool.

Kenya international midfielder has spent the last 19 months at Tottenham Hotspur, taking part in 60 games in all competitions, however, the former Celtic star has lost his place in the side after spending the first half of the season on sidelines following a knee injury.

The 26-year-old African star to be used by boss Mauricio Pochettino, however, according to the Daily Mail, the Merseyside Reds will look to bring him at Anfield as a potential replacement for Emre Can who is expected to leave the Reds after the end of the current campaign.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are likely to watch Can leave for Serie a defending champion, Juventus on a free transfer, and it has resulted in Jurgen Klopp needing to find a midfielder with the similar skills as German star.

However, Tottenham remain in a strong position regarding Kenyan star, whose contract will expire in 2021

Meanwhile, Liverpool are also eyeing a move for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic who is expected to leave the Los Blancos in order to secure the regular first-team football.