Live transfer discussion – Liverpool target Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong

The summer transfer window for Europe’s major leagues has closed. However, focusing on January, there are a lot of rumors swirling about who is moving where. Transfer Talk brings you the latest news on rumors, comings and goings, and of course, completed deals!

Top story: Liverpool’s eye on De Jong

Liverpool is now interested in signing Barcelona Frenkie de Jong In January, he joined rivals Manchester United in the hunt for the Dutchman’s signature.

This is according to a Spanish outlet sportswho believes the Merseysiders have entered the race for the sought-after midfielder.

De Jong, who stayed at Barcelona in the summer despite great interest from Manchester United and others, is not getting as many minutes as he would like under Xavi Hernandez and therefore appears more prepared to leave the Camp Nou.

Meanwhile, Liverpool face the possibility of four midfielders’ contracts being terminated at the end of the season, with none of them yet to be renewed. Naby KeitaAnd the Alex Oxlade ChamberlainAnd the James Milner And the Arthur Melo (on loan from Juventus) They could all be on the move at the end of the current season.

Liverpool’s initial plan was to research the market next summer, but Jurgen Klopp may be tempted to make winter moves, particularly given his side’s slow start to the Premier League season.

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09.00 GMT: Manchester City have made the midfielder their priority ahead of the upcoming summer transfer window, sources told ESPN’s Rob Dawson.

The club is looking for options to strengthen its midfield, including young Borussia Dortmund player Judd Bellingham. City spent an initial £42m on England midfielder Calvin Phillips from Leeds United last summer, and they are set to invest again at the end of the season. Doubts remain over the futures of both Ilkay Gundogan and Bernardo Silva. Gundogan has entered the final year of his contract and could leave for free at the end of the season.

Meanwhile, Bernardo is still a target for Barcelona and PSG.

PAPER GOSSIP (by Nick Judd)

Liverpool exploring Chelsea’s goal Christopher NkunkoAnd the Hoping to move the French striker from RB Leipzig to London. this according to the sun, who believe Liverpool insiders are still monitoring the situation in case the deal falters. Newcastle United are also exploring Nkono, as they dispatched chief recruiting Steve Nixon to watch the player during Leipzig’s 2-1 win over Celtic on Tuesday.

Chelsea is watching Leandro Trossard From Brighton and Hove Albion, according to Mirror. The 27-year-old striker worked with Blues coach Graham Potter at Brighton and his contract expired in the summer. However, Chelsea is not the only club to be rummaging around, with Atletico Madrid leading a number of other clubs looking into the possibility of signing Trossard on a free transfer.

Chelsea is also monitoring the situation in Naples regarding Stanislav Lobotkato me Calcircato. The report suggests that the 27-year-old midfielder is close to renewing his contract with the Italian club, but Potter is hopeful he can entice Lobotka to go to London in a bid to add to his midfield options. with Jorginho And the N’Golo Kanti With the final year of their contracts approaching, Potter looks to the future, and Lobotka was a key part of Napoli’s start to the season.

Manchester United is watching the Milan striker Rafael Liaoaccording to Mirror. Reds boss Eric Ten Hag is said to be a huge fan of the 23-year-old Portuguese playmaker, who helped the Italian side win their first Serie A title in 11 years last season. As such, United sent club scouts to watch him in action during RossoneriThe last two matches of the Champions League. Manchester City and Chelsea are also said to be keeping an eye on the striker’s situation, with Milan believed to value Leao’s transfer fee at around £60m.

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