Transfer news and gossip: Klopp holds Mbappe talks
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is pulling all the strings to sign Kylian Mbappe after having reportedly contacted the player’s dad.
Mbappe, has been touted with Real Madrid in a move that could over shadow Neymar’s world-record transfer to PSG in 2017.
Liverpool have also been linked with the forward having won the Champions League, Super Cup and Club World Cup in 2019 and have a 25-point lead at the top of the Premier League.
Mbappe has 30 goals for Paris Saint-Germain this season.
Trent Alexander-Arnold would love to see Jadon Sancho at Liverpool.
Borussia Dortmund and England forward Sancho is expected to move to England this summer with Manchester United seemingly leading the chase for him.
Timo Werner has ruled out a move to another Bundesliga club when the transfer window opens.
He has scored 21 goals in 25 league matches this term, is Liverpool’s top target this summer. Liverpool may miss out on Werner as they can not meet with the player because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sadio Mane could be tempted to join Real Madrid, according to his Senegal team-mate Keita Balde. He has being linked with a move to Spain later this year.
Germany have reportedly earmarking the Reds boss as the long-term successor to Joachim Low.
Klopp steered the Reds to Champions League glory last season and guiding them to within only six points of their first English league title in three decades.
Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah currently occupy the No.9, No.10 and No.11 shirts respectively.
Werner would have his pick of any squad number.
Liverpool have zero interest in bringing Philippe Coutinho back to Anfield amid news Barcelona are looking sell once the transfer window re-opens.
The Brazilian has been on loan at Bayern Munich this season and scored nine goals in 32 appearances and his future remains unclear and The Mirror say Liverpool are not interested.
Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren is attracting interest from Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham.
Lovren has made nine league appearances this season.
Liverpool are willing to listen to summer offers for Xherdan Shaqiri, Football Insister claim largely because of calf and hamstring injures.
Arsenal have opened talks to sign former Liverpool target Nabil Fekir this summer. The former Lyon midfielder came close to joining Liverpool in the summer of 2018, but the Reds pulled the plug on a £53million deal due to an issue with his knee.