Date revealed: Tuesday twentieth October 2020 6:58
REDS EYE WHITE AGAIN
The physique of Virgil Van Dijk isn’t but chilly however – oh, he isn’t useless… what’s this all about then? – discuss has already turned to who can fill the Liverpool defender’s boots.
Jamie Carragher has prompt the Reds make a January transfer for RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano. The thought has been floated earlier than however not till subsequent summer season when the France defender will probably be accessible for round £38million.
Forward of the winter window, a well-known hyperlink is rising. Soccer Insider says Brighton’s Ben White is again on the Reds’ radar. Liverpool scouts were known to be watching White throughout his mortgage spell at Leeds final season and the reviews have been all constructive.
Leeds didn’t agree a cope with Brighton for the centre-back, with the Seagulls snubbing three provides, the final of which got here in at round £25million. Liverpool’s urgency gained’t make the 22-year-old any cheaper.
MBAPPE NO CLOSER TO PSG DEAL
One other previous Liverpool hyperlink doing the rounds this morning includes Kylian Mbappe.
Le Parisien says the France star has proven no want by any means to even discuss to PSG a couple of renewal, through which case he’ll probably be bought subsequent summer season forward of the ultimate 12 months of his contract.
Liverpool, Barcelona and Actual Madrid are casually tossed into the story, and the Reds’ interest is well established. Barcelona couldn’t afford Mbappe with out sending Lionel Messi the opposite method, however Actual appear to be the recent favourites, with Florentino Perez saving all his pennies for the France star.
NEYMAR WANTS PSG STAY
Mbappe won’t be keen to stay round in Paris however the identical story means that Neymar is.
The Brazilian had been making an attempt to get out of France nearly since he arrived from Barcelona, with a return to the Nou Camp his most popular possibility. However these choices have dwindled and Neymar seems to have reached the conclusion that he’s higher off the place he’s.
So PSG’s failure to deliver him to the negotiating desk has come as one thing of a disappointment. Neymar’s contract expires concurrently Mbappe’s however Manchester United’s opponents tonight don’t appear to be all that fussed about convincing him to remain.
SPURS LINE UP EX-CHELSEA STAR
Jose Mourinho has always said that Tottenham are too nice and Sunday’s hilarious bed-wetting incident highlights the supervisor’s level.
The reply: Diego Costa. That’s the line being pushed by Don Balon, with Spurs linked with a January transfer for the Atletico Madrid striker.
One downside, although, is the previous Chelsea centre-forward must take a pay-cut to hitch Spurs. If there’s one man who wouldn’t be afraid to say that Costa’s face, it’s in all probability Daniel Levy.