Arsenal and Liverpool were heavily linked with a move to sign French international and Monaco star Tiemour Bakayoko in the winter transfer window.
In January, we covered a report (via Le10Sport) claiming that Liverpool and Arsenal contacted the Ligue 1 side to hire the services of the 22-year-old defensive midfielder. However, he eventually stayed with Monaco.
Liverpool are seriously looking to sign a solid holding midfield star this summer and have even eyed Porto’s Danilo not so long ago (Via A Bola).
If reports are anything to go by then Bakayoko is perhaps Klopp’s priority signing for the DM role.
Recently, the Sun have covered an exclusive report and claimed that Klopp is set to get £150million to reinforce his squad in the summer transfer window and wants the likes of Williams, Bakayoko, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Van Dijk.
Monaco are currently on top of the French league table, three points above reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain, with only 9 games left in the campaign.
Bakayoko has been in top form and therefore has attracted interest from big clubs. He has featured in 39 games this season, scored 2 goals and provided 1 assist.
As per the provided Sun link, Tiemoue is rated around 40 million pounds. However, sources in France have recently suggested that he will only be allowed to leave for a mammoth fee of €60million. Even the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea are interested in securing his signature (via FootMercato).
In your opinion, should Liverpool splash €60million to sign Bakayoko?
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