Liverpool transfer news: The latest & LIVE player rumours from Anfield
SUSO TO RETURN TO PL?
Ex-Liverpool midfielder Suso is a target of Chelsea and
Juventus, according to Calciomercato.
After struggling for opportunities at Anfield, the Spaniard has
emerged as a star at AC Milan and reportedly has a fan in
Antonio Conte, who would like to bring him back to England.
REDS TARGET RUFFIER
Liverpool are interested in signing Saint-Etienne goalkeeper
Stephane Ruffier, according to Buzzsport.
The 30-year-old could add some experience between the posts for
the Reds amid the struggles of Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius,
with the German said to be most at risk of being sold.
KENT A WANTED MAN
Ryan Kent is wanted by Bournemouth and Leeds United on a
permanent deal after impressing while on loan at Barnsley,
according to the Sun.
Liverpool still see the winger in their plans, however, and
have opened contract talks in a bid to prevent him from seeking
a move elsewhere.
LIVERPOOL WIN SESSEGNON RACE
Liverpool have won the race to sign Fulham prodigy Ryan
Sessegnon, according to football.london.
The 16-year-old sensation, who can play at left-back or on the
wing, was wanted by Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham but the Reds
are confident they will land him in the summer.
LIVERPOOL & BAYERN IN BRANDT BATTLE
Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt is expected to be the
subject of a bidding war in the near future, according to the
Mirror, with Bayern Munich and Liverpool waiting
to pounce at the end of the season.
The Reds’ interest in the Germany international is no secret
and Jurgen Klopp is preparing an offer for the £20
million-rated player but it is reported that he has already
opened talks with the German champions.
LIVERPOOL INTERESTED IN WERNER
Liverpool are keeping close tabs on young RB Leipzig striker
Timo Werner, according to the Daily
The 21-year-old has made a big impact since signing from
Stuttgart, and those efforts have not gone unnoticed with
Jurgen Klopp impressed with his performances in the Bundesliga.
LIVERPOOL LOOK AT GASPAR
Liverpool are looking to put a deal in place for Lyon defender
Jordy Gaspar, according to French news outlet TF1.
Talks have already been opened for the 19-year-old, although
the Reds are likely to face competition from Serie A giants
Milan for his signature.
LIVERPOOL KEEN ON MESA
Liverpool are one of a number of clubs interested in Las Palmas
midfielder Roque Mesa, according to Marca.
Everton, Tottenham, Bayern Munich and Sevilla are all said to
be monitoring the 27-year-old, who could be available for as
little as €10 million despite his €30m release clause.
MESSI AGAINST COUTINHO DEAL
Neymar’s desire to see Philippe Coutinho join Barcelona has
been met with opposition by Lionel Messi, according to Diario
The Brazilian wants to bring another compatriot into the
dressing room at Camp Nou but Messi is said to be wary of
threats to his partnership with Luis Suarez in attack.
KLOPP TO SELL ONE GOALKEEPER
Liverpool will sell one goalkeeper this summer when Danny Ward
returns from his loan with Huddersfield, according to the
Ward, Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius will audition over the
course of pre-season to win one of two spots in the first-team
squad, with Jurgen Klopp not planning to sign a new stopper
despite the Reds’ lack of a clear first choice.
STURRIDGE TO REPLACE CARROLL?
West Ham want to sign Daniel Sturridge as a replacement for
Andy Carroll should their current striker be sold to the
Chinese Super League, according to the Daily Star.
Carroll was looked at by three clubs in January for a mooted
fee of around £32 million, and the Hammers would be ready to
sell and make another signing from Liverpool if that interest
materalises once again.
LAZIO ENTER TALISCA RACE
Lazio have entered the race for Liverpool target Anderson
Talisca, according to A Bola.
The Benfica forward has impressed while on loan at Besiktas
this season and the Serie A club are ready to rival the Reds if
he is made available for a permanent transfer in the summer.
KLOPP SET FOR £150M SPREE
Jurgen Klopp could break Liverpool’s transfer record more than
once this summer as part of an £150 million spree, according to
The Reds boss has Athletic Club winger Inaki Williams,
midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal and Tiemoue
Bakayoko of Monaco and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk on
OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN TO LIVERPOOL?
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has grown fed up with life at Arsenal
and could make a shock move to Liverpool at the end of the
season, the Daily
The 23-year-old, whose contract expires at the end of the
2017-18 campaign, has attracted interest from Manchester
United and Manchester City as well as the Reds, with
Arsenal yet to offer him a new deal.
ZIDANE A FAN OF GOMEZ
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is an admirer of Liverpool
defender Joe Gomez, according to Diario
Los Blancos are said to have a long list of younger targets
they hope can regenerate their squad and with Sergio Ramos and
Pepe among those ageing, Gomez is reportedly one of Zidane’s
preferred candidates to fill their boots.
LIVERPOOL’S KEITA CHANCES FADE
Liverpool are unlikely to be able to prise RB Leipzig starlet
Naby Keita out of the clutches of Europe’s elite clubs this
summer, according to the Daily
Bayern Munich are said to be leading the race for the
midfielder and Real Madrid are also interested, with the Reds
fighting to be able to offer Champions League football by
finishing in the Premier League’s top four.
REDS AMONG DAVIES SUITORS
Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are among several
European clubs tracking Vancouver Whitecaps
prodigy Alphonso Davies, according to Metro US.
The 16-year-old has been turning heads since making his pro
debut last season. Davies made eight league appearances in
2016 and scored in Vancouver’s CONCACAF Champions League
win over the New York Red Bulls last week.
LIVERPOOL EYE ‘NEW ZOFF’
Liverpool want to sign teenage Italian goalkeeper Alex Meret,
according to the Daily
The 19-year-old has been dubbed the ‘new Dino Zoff’ in Italy
and is playing so well with SPAL in Serie B that his parent
club, Udinese, could make him their No.1 next season.
BUNDESLIGA SIDES WANT CAN
A host of Bundesliga teams are keen to bring Liverpool star
Emre Can back to Germany, the Daily
With the Germany international locked in contract negotiations
and looking no closer to a deal, RB Leipzig and Bayer
Leverkusen have been alerted to the possibility of luring the
midfielder away from Anfield.
COMPETITION FOR DANILO
Liverpool are big fans of Danilo but face competition from
Juventus for the Real Madrid right-back, according to
The Bianconeri are long-term admirers of the 25-year-old and
have expressed an interest in ending his disappointing spell in
La Liga, but Madrid will demand €25 million if either the
Italians or the Reds come calling in the summer.