When free agency begins in January, Liverpool may make some moves in the player transfer market.
Liverpool has maintained an interest in securing the services of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham for some time now. Bellingham now plays for Borussia Dortmund. While England was competing in the World Cup in Qatar, the player scored his country’s first goal of the competition in a 6-2 victory over Iran. England is currently in second place in the tournament. He is almost universally agreed upon to have been England’s most valuable player during the competition.
Speculation that Bellingham’s stint at Dortmund may be coming to an end has been fanned by recent rumours on the possibility that he will return to his home country of England. It would appear at this stage that the 19-year-old will continue to compete in Germany for the remainder of the current season. However, as the competition for his signing heats up around Europe, the executives at Anfield could be pressured to put huge sums of cash on the table as soon as they can in January in order to ensure that they win the race to obtain his talents. This is because the competition for his signing is heating up around Europe.
The team has been dealt a major blow after losing important players Diogo Jota and Luis Diaz to injuries. And if they want to make sure that they don’t lose out on a top-four finish come May, it’s possible that they’ll have to bring in some additional attacking reinforcements in the new year.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp could delve into the transfer market in January (Image: GETTY)
Reports have indicated that the giants from the north west are interested in acquiring Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic. Pulisic currently plays for Chelsea. Even though a loan move is only being discussed at this stage, reports suggest that Liverpool may be able to work out a deal that would allow them to keep the USA international at the end of his initial spell at the club if he performs up to Klopp’s high standards. This would be the case if they are able to keep the player at the end of his initial spell at the club. Even though the transfer of a loan is merely in the discussion stage at this point, this would still be the case. In the group stage of the competition in Qatar, the 24-year-old attacker was in excellent form and scored the game’s lone goal to lead his side to a victory over Iran. This victory moved his side one step closer to advancing out of the group stage.
The Moroccan midfielder Sofyan Amrabat is yet another player who has stood out for his performance at the World Cup. According to reports, Liverpool is interested in signing Amrabat. The 26-year-old player has made the most of his opportunity to showcase his talents in Qatar and has not missed a single moment of the action. By claiming victory over Portugal over the course of the weekend, Morocco ensured that they will advance to the semifinals of the championship.
Liverpool have been tipped to sign England ace Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund (Image: GETTY)
Amrabat is now making a living as a professional football player with Fiorentina, who compete in Serie A. However, it has been stated that Klopp has already had a conversation with the player’s agent and that the two will meet again after the World Cup is over.
Enzo Fernandez has been a standout performer for Argentina in the Middle East, and he played the full 90 minutes on Tuesday night as his country defeated Croatia 3-0 in the semifinals to book their place in Sunday’s final. Argentina will face either Brazil or Chile in the championship match on Sunday. The winner of the match between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will face Argentina in the second round. Benfica, where he presently plays for his club team, has reportedly negotiated a pre-contract agreement with Liverpool, the team that he will be playing for in the future. It’s possible that they will try to acquire the player as early as January in the hopes that this will improve their chances of having a successful second half of the season. Because of this, they would have an advantage over the other companies in the market.