Liverpool Look to Agree €50million Playmaker Signing Before Deadline – Klopp Loves Him

Liverpool were ousted from the EFL Cup last night by Southampton. The Saints deservedly qualified for the final after brilliant performances in both the semi final legs.

The Reds have been horrific since the turn of the year. They have only managed to win just one game this month. Not to forget, they needed two attempts to beat a weak Plymouth side.

Jurgen Klopp must reinforce the team before the winter transfer window closes and reports are once again linking him with a move for German international and Bayer Leverkusen playmaker Julian Brandt.

Two days back, Liverpool Echo’s James Pearce claimed that Klopp is a huge fan of the 20-year-old attacker and wanted to sign him this month. However, the Bundesliga club have not been willing to let him leave and Jurgen is expected to try again next summer.

On the other hand, The Guardian published a slightly different report yesterday. They stated that the Merseysiders are most likely to spend before the transfer window’s closure next week and Klopp has one eye on Julian Brandt.

The former Wolfsburg youth player can play anywhere in the attacking third and he has already featured in over 100 games for Bayer Leverkusen. This season, in 17 league appearances, Julian has directly contributed in 8 goals (2 goals and 6 assists).

Earlier this month, German source SportBild reported that the Bundesliga side want the same fee for Brandt that Schalke got for selling Leroy Sane to Manchester City i.e €50million.

Also Read: Final Farewell Close – Liverpool Ready to Sign $19.3m Playmaker

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3 Responses to Liverpool Look to Agree €50million Playmaker Signing Before Deadline – Klopp Loves Him

  1. RED PHIL says:

    Now in full-scale melt-down . . . we need to do something urgently. Lovren is a soft centre, Henderson is NOT a DM, Trent A-A is superb going forward but dodgy when defending, positioning-wise, we desperately need a winger, Can is having a terrible season, Sturridge has completely lost it, Origi is not good enough and we just can’t even look like we could score. God knows what Chelsea will do to us but I’ve even started doubting we’ll see off lowly Wolves . . . at home!
    Most of the team have lost form at the same time but when we always look as if we can concede but never look as if we can score it is the scenario of nightmares. Klopp’s answer will probably be to restore useless Lucas somewhere in the back half but, then again, he’s only been failing us for ten years . . .
    Not a happy bunny . . .

  2. Dean says:

    I have said it before and I’ll say it again we need to get rid of these yanks cos they are using us as a cash cow , in a time when money is a plenty we are looking for freebies and cheap buys … we have only 15 first team players of which only 10 are probably any good and thes rest are all kids … we need investment now not just once a year and I feel if we don’t sign a couple of players then we may as well kiss fourth spot good bye and it will be a re run of last year where because we are not in the champions league we will not be able to attract the big name players.The manager needs to be given control over signings and if they are unable to invest then sell up and get lost back to Boston and watch baseball because we as Lfc fans have had enough of bad owners, everyone is overtaking us and we are getting outbid by the likes of Hull City which is not on.YNWA.

  3. Dillon says:

    We don’t have a solid natural defensive mid to help shield our defence . We are one centre half short of a good back line . We rely purely on attacking mids for goals which works for us when we have a fully fit coutinho and mane but otherwise we struggle . It’s strange how most top teams have a quality goal scoring striker but we don’t bother . We have scored plenty of goals so maybe a striker isn’t needed but one things for sure. Our team isn’t strong enough without a fully fit coutinho and mane . Get rid of can’t and replace him with a quality defensive mid will help us greatly .i find the lesser sides catch us out on the break far too easily