Liverpool

Liverpool in talks with in-demand Ajax skipper Matthijs de Ligt?

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague reveals that Liverpool have “been talking to” Matthijs de Ligt about a summer move from Ajax. Liverpool have been in talks to sign Ajax‘s highly-rated defender Matthijs de Ligt, according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. The 19-year-old is rumoured to have an array of clubs to choose from this summer after catching the eye for double winners Ajax. Juventus, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United have all been credited with an interest, but Barcelona are widely considered to be the favourites to land his signature. Liverpool can also be added to that list as Balague told BBC Sport the Reds have “been talking to” the Netherlands international about a potential move. De Ligt’s Ajax exit is...

Tottenham Hotspur ‘to rival Liverpool, Manchester City for Tanguy Ndombele’

Tottenham Hotspur will battle to sign Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele this summer, according to a report. Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly firmly in the race to sign Lyon midfielder Tanguy Ndombele. The Frenchman has scored twice and contributed eight assists in 47 appearances for Les Gomes during the 2018-19 campaign. Manchester City have reportedly already failed with a bid for the 22-year-old, while it has previously been claimed that Liverpool have agreed personal terms with the midfielder ahead of a potential deal. According to L’Equipe, though, Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is ready to make a move for Ndombele, who has a contract with Lyon until the end of the 2022-23 campaign. Juventus, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have also all previously been linked with a play...

Liverpool want Sporting Lisbon teenager Andre Cardoso?

Liverpool are reportedly close to completing the signing of Sporting Lisbon youngster Andre Cardoso. Liverpool are reportedly on the brink of signing Sporting Lisbon youngster Andre Cardoso. The Merseyside giants are said to be preparing a number of moves for big-name targets, with Jurgen Klopp‘s side having narrowly missed out on the Premier League title. However, it appears that Klopp is also preparing for the future, and Jornal Madeira says that Liverpool are close to securing the signature of Cardoso. The report suggests that discussions over the weekend are ‘crucial’, although it is claimed that a deal is ‘almost certain’ to be finalised. Cardoso is yet to make a first-team appearance for Sporting, meaning that Liverpool would likely use the 18-year-old s...

Jamie Carragher urges Liverpool to re-sign Philippe Coutinho

Jamie Carragher urges Liverpool to make an attempt to re-sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona this summer. Former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher has urged the Reds to make an attempt to re-sign Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona in this summer’s transfer window. Coutinho left Anfield for Barca in January 2018, but has struggled to show his best form in Spain. There have been suggestions that the Spanish champions would be prepared to cut their losses on a player who cost an initial £105m from the English giants. Carragher has claimed that Jurgen Klopp‘s side should be looking to re-sign the Brazil international as he would bring a different option to the team. “I wouldn’t say I would be actively going to get him, but if there was a possibility of bringing Coutinho...

Kevin De Bruyne: ‘I don’t feel sorry for Liverpool’

Kevin De Bruyne feels no sympathy for Liverpool after Manchester City narrowly pipped them to the Premier League title. City won their last 14 games to beat the Reds by a single point in a compelling and high-quality title race. Liverpool’s 97-point tally was the third-highest ever achieved in the competition but, while City’s Belgian playmaker acknowledges their effort, he cannot feel sorry for them. Back 2 Back Premier League Champions! 🏆🏆 We reigned and we retained! 💪 🔵 #mancity pic.twitter.com/stX3wPtV4P — Manchester City (@ManCity) May 12, 2019 De Bruyne said: “It’s a remarkable effort, but it means that we were just better than them in the end. “I don’t feel sorry for them because I don’t think they’d feel sorry for us. I don’t th...

Julian Brandt ‘prefers Borussia Dortmund to Liverpool’

Julian Brandt would prefer to join Borussia Dortmund rather than Liverpool if he leaves Bayer Leverkusen, according to a report. Julian Brandt would reportedly prefer to join Borussia Dortmund rather than Liverpool if he decides to leave Bayer Leverkusen in this summer’s transfer window. Liverpool have been strongly linked with a summer move for the 24-time Germany international, who is believed to have a £21.5m buy-out clause in his current deal, which expires in June 2021. Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur have also recently been credited with an interest in the 23-year-old. However, according to Sky Sports News, should the attacker leave Leverkusen this summer then he would prefer to join Dortmund over a switch to the Premier League. Brandt has scored nine times and contributed 17 assi...

Ugurcan Cakir agent confirms Liverpool interest

The agent of Trabzonspor goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir claims that Liverpool are interested in a summer deal for the 23-year-old. The agent of Trabzonspor goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir has claimed that Liverpool have been in touch over a possible move for his client in this summer’s transfer window. Cakir, 23, has made 23 appearances for his Turkish club during the 2018-19 campaign. According to Erdi Kirkpinar, who represents the goalkeeper, Schalke 04 and Lille are interested in a summer move, but Champions League finalists Liverpool are also eyeing a swoop for the former Turkey Under-21 international. “Every team have scouts and some of them are following Ugurcan’s matches. Schalke haven’t made an official offer for him,” Kirkpinar told Ajansspor. “I know Lille ...

Joe Gomez: ‘Watching Liverpool succeed from the sidelines hurt’

Defender Joe Gomez admits it hurt having to watch Liverpool’s “historic” season from the sidelines. The 21-year-old began the season as Jurgen Klopp’s first choice to partner Virgil Van Dijk at centre-back, while also providing cover for Trent Alexander-Arnold on the right. However, a lower-leg fracture sustained in a challenge with Burnley’s Ben Mee on December 5 – where he was expected to be sidelined for six weeks but a setback meant he required a second operation – delayed his comeback until mid-April. Joe Gomez sustained a fracture to the lower left leg during last night’s game against Burnley… — Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 6, 2018 As a result the England international featured just six times – with his only start coming in the 3-0 defeat in Barcelona – during the thrilling tit...

Report: Liverpool scout Lyon trio ahead of summer transfer window

Houssem Aouar was one of three Lyon players watched up close by Liverpool during Sunday’s meeting with Marseille, according to a report. Liverpool reportedly had scouts present for Lyon‘s Ligue 1 clash with Marseille last weekend to keep a close eye on three players. The Reds are rumoured to be keeping tabs on Houssem Aouar, Tanguy Ndombele and former Manchester United attacker Memphis Depay. According to Mercato365, Aouar in particular has caught the eye of Liverpool and he has now been observed up close. Also present at Sunday’s clash at the Stade Velodrome, which finished 3-0 to Lyon, were scouts from Arsenal and Man United. The report indicates that Moussa Dembele, one of the goalscorers, is a target for the Premier League pair. Finally, Marseille defender Boubacar Ka...

Paris Saint-Germain showing interest in Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino?

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly considering a summer bid for Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino. Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has reportedly emerged as a potential transfer target for Paris Saint-Germain. Firmino has enjoyed a hugely successful four-season spell at Anfield, with 66 goals being scored from 191 appearances in all competitions. The Brazil international also has four years remaining on his contract, but BBC Sport claims that PSG are looking to sign the 27-year-old during the summer window. The report says that boss Thomas Tuchel is an admirer of the player, although it remains unclear whether the German will remain in charge at Parc des Princes past the end of this season. Liverpool may refuse to entertain any bids for one of Jurgen Klopp‘s key men, while it appea...

Liverpool to generate £100m from player sales?

Liverpool may reportedly look to generate in the region of £100m from player sales this summer. Liverpool may look to generate £100m through a number of player sales during the summer transfer window. The Merseyside giants are being linked with several high-profile names, and the Premier League runners-up are well equipped to spend big money ahead of next season. However, according to the Liverpool Echo, Jurgen Klopp is contemplating whether to add to his transfer kitty by selling some of his fringe players. The report claims that Simon Mignolet, Nathaniel Clyne and Rafael Camacho are all potential departures from Anfield, with neither of the trio likely to be given regular first-team football in the foreseeable future. Marko Grujic, Harry Wilson and Ryan Kent may also be allowed to leave ...

Georginio Wijnaldum: ‘Liverpool deserve a trophy this season’

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum believes their “wonderful” season deserves to be rewarded with a trophy. Having just missed out on a first title in 29 years after being edged out by Premier League defending champions Manchester City by one point, Jurgen Klopp‘s side have a second chance at success in the Champions League final against Tottenham on June 1. Wijnaldum, one of the club’s most consistent performers this season and the midfielder with the most appearances, thinks it would be shame not to end the campaign with some silverware. “Overall, I think we had a good season and now is the challenge to finish with a title to make the season complete,” the two-goal hero against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final told liverpoolfc.com. &#...

Skip to toolbar