Liverpool Round-Up: Deal Agreed, Serie A Defender on Radar, Battle For Watford Forward

By | September 19, 2020

Liverpool agree to sell highly-rated forward this month

Liverpool will reportedly allow their starlet Rhian Brewster to depart from the club on a permanent basis before the end of the current transfer window.

The 20-year-old forward has managed to found back of the net 11 times in 22 games for Swansea City during a loan spell last campaign, however, has only made four first-team games for his parent team.

Crystal Palace and Sheffield United have both been strongly linked with the Englishman, and according to the Daily Mail, the Premier League defending champions are prepared to sanction a permanent exit.

The report suggests that Liverpool value Rhian Brewster at £20m, although they will insist that any deal includes a buy-back clause.

The talented forward won the Golden Boot award at the 2017 U-17 World Cup, finding the back of the net on eight time as England lifted the trophy in India.

Brewster spent six years in the Chelsea academy before making a switch to Liverpool at the age of 14 and now likely to depart from Anfield due to the high competition in the front line.

Liverpool another starlet Marco Grujic could also leave the club on permanent basis as Hertha Berlin are keen on to lure him away from Anfield.

Liverpool weighing up move for Sampdoria defender Omar Colley

Liverpool are reportedly planning to make a move for Sampdoria centre-back Omar Colley.

The Mersyeside Reds are yet to bring a new defender to the team during the current transfer window despite the fact that Dejan Lovren has moved on.

Jurgen Klopp’s side had been rumoured with a move for Brighton & Hove Albion’s Ben White, however, the Englishman ultimately penned on a new long-term deal at the Amex.

According to SampNews24, the Premier League heavyweights are planning to make an approach for Colley, who has a £10.8m release clause in his current deal.

The 27-year-old, who sees his current contract with Sampdoria end in June 2022, made 31 Serie A games during the 2019-20 season.

The Merseyside Reds will be looking to make it successive wins at the start of the new Premier League campaign when they travel to Chelsea on Sunday afternoon.

Meanwhile, West Brom hold an interest in Liverpool transfer target Kristoffer Ajer, but the possibility of a straight cash deal is improbable, according to The Athletic.

The 22-year-old centre-half has been a key part of Celtic’s success over the last couple of campaigns and his performances have turned heads in Europe.

AC Milan are stated to be interested in taking him to Italy and the Norwegian has also been mentioned with a move to England, with Liverpool believed to be tracking the player.

Liverpool told to pay £40m for 22-year-old forward

Watford reportedly have no desire to cash in on Ismaila Sarr for anything below £40m after their relegation to the Championship.

Despite only being one year into a long-term deal at Vicarage Road, the 22-year-old forward is on the market following to the Hornets relegation from the Premier League.

With Jurgen Klopp keen to add a quality backup for his front three, the Senegalese International forward has emerged as a potential transfer target.

However, according to The Mirror, the Hornets are willing to keep hold of Sarr for their first campaign back in the Championship.

Targeting an instant return to the top-tier, club officials allegedly see value in retaining the player’s signature unless an interested club meet their price tag.

Sarr has managed to found back of the net six times and provided six assists during his first 12 months in the Premier League last season.

Liverpool are not the only team for the Premier League that expressed interest interest in his services as the Merseyside Reds arch-rivals Manchester United could be tempted to lure him at Old Trafford as an alternative to Jadon Sancho.

Dormtund forward has been Man Utd’s top transfer target, however, German giants refusing to lower £108m.asking price for their star player.


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