What Liverpool transfer strategy should be for new season

Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp plans for new seaseon: Goetze, Chamberlain, Casillas

30.05.2017 11:48:42

Manchester City face stiff competition from a number of their Premier League rivals in their bid to sign Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy, according to L'Equipe news. Chelsea and Liverpool have both accelerated their interest in recent days while Manchester United are also monitoring developments. Full-back Mendy is keen to move to England this summer, though Barcelona are also keen on the 22-year-old. BARCELONA IN NEW COUTINHO BID Sport: Barcelona are poised to make a bid worth up to £51 million for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho. The Catalan club are desperate to land the Brazil international this summer, but are equally keen not to upset the balance in the club's dressing room, and are thus wary of offering Coutinho a huge contract if he does move to Camp Nou. LIVERPOOL EYE GOTZE AS COUTINHO REPLACEMENT Should Philippe Coutinho depart Liverpool for Barcelona, Jurgen Klopp will seek to sign Mario Gotze from Dortmund, Transfer Market Web reports.  The World Cup winner is a favourite of the manager and worked with him previously at BVB. CASILLAS TO LIVERPOOL? Former Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas could make a summer switch to Liverpool, according to AS. The Spanish publication suggests that the veteran Spain goalkeeper has arranged a pre-contract agreement with the Merseyside club, who return to the Champions League next season having finished in the top four of the Premier League. LIVERPOOL LEAD OX HUNT The Sun: Liverpool are leading the race for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The England international is looking for a new challenge after six years with the Gunners and will be available for around £20 million. MAN UTD & LIVERPOOL EYE MONACO STAR Daily Mail: Manchester United and Liverpool have made enquiries for Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko. The newspaper reports that the clubs are set to rival Chelsea for the services of the 22-year-old, who impressed in Ligue 1 and the Champions League this season. LIVERPOOL CLOSE IN ON GRAY Mirror: Liverpool are ready to beat off competition from Everton and Tottenham to land Leicester attacker Demarai Gray. It is said that the 20-year-old trickster has a release clause of £12 million, which the Reds are more than willing to pay when the transfer window opens in July. CLASICO RIVALS EYE WOODBURN Don Balon: Real Madrid and Barcelona could be set to battle over Liverpool teenager Ben Woodburn. Barca have been monitoring the forward after he became Liverpool's youngest ever goalscorer earlier this season. And now Madrid have been alerted to his talents, with fellow Welshman Gareth Bale insisting the Blancos make a move for the 17-year-old. MADRID EYE WIJNALDUM Tuttomercatoweb: Real Madrid are considering a move for Gini Wijnaldum as their chances of signing Eden Hazard continue to fade. Los Blancos have already held a meeting with the Liverpool midfielder's agent as they look to make an impact signing to bolster their squad this summer. CLUBS TO FIGHT FOR GRAY Mirror: Tottenham, Everton and Liverpool will all fight to sign Leciester City winger Demarai Gray at the end of the season. The Foxes attacker is growing frustrated with his lack of playing time at the King Power, having played only two full games for the club this season, and will reluctantly push for a move in the summer. LIVERPOOL WANT FABREGAS Daily Star: Liverpool are planning a shock swoop for Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas. Fabregas is set to find playing time even more difficult to come by as Antonio Conte prepares to add to his squad over the summer and the Spaniard would prefer to remain in England, with Jose Mourinho also credited with an interest in the World Cup winner. BRIGHTON WANT STEWART Daily Telegraph: Newly promoted Brighton want to make Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart one of their first summer additions. Several Championship sides have shown an interest in Stewart but he has featured fairly regularly under Jurgen Klopp and the Reds will demand £10 million to sell him. SESSEGNON TO REPLACE MORENO Liverpool Echo: Liverpool are stepping up their efforts to seal a deal to sign Ryan Sessegnon as Alberto Moreno prepares to leave the club. James Milner has filled in at left-back this season but Jurgen Klopp is keen to sign a more natural long-term solution having sidelined the Spaniard in the early months of the season.

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