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It is “unlikely” that Liverpool will add new signings to Jurgen Klopp’s side in January, despite reported interest in Marco Asensio.
The champions have previously been credited with an interest in the Real Madrid man. Earlier this month Don balon stated that both Liverpool and Arsenal were interested in the attacking midfielder.
The report claimed that the recent “painful defeat in Kiev” had led Florentino Pérez and Zinedine Zidane to dominate the Los Blancos team. Spirit Asensio he was one of the players with the highest risk.
Now All They suggest Liverpool are eyeing Asensio ahead of a move next summer.
The Spanish media assures that Klopp tried to sign the 24-year-old player “a couple of seasons ago.” It was then that, they say, Asensio “was offering his best level.”
Now, although its reputation has weakened a bit, as has its price, because the source says that its market value is 40 million euros.
Klopp is unlikely to make a move next month, although it is claimed that you will hear offers from Divok Origi.
The Belgian striker is interesting Wolves and Liverpool are set to sell him in January.
Athletic although I suggest that Klopp will keep his powder dry next month.
“Liverpool are unlikely to make any additions to their squad during the January window,” writes James Pearce.
Klopp has been inclined to strengthen his defense with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez out with injury. However, Rhys Williams and Nat Phillips have stepped in and managed admirably and Klopp can depend on them until the summer.
Interest of Ibáñez
However, Liverpool have added Roma center-back Roger Ibáñez to their list of defensive targets, according to a report.
Defense is a priority area for Liverpool today, after Van Dijk and Gomez suffered serious injuries. The first-choice matchmaking may not appear until next season.
That leaves Joel Matip, who is also prone to injury, as the only senior center-back among their ranks. Fabinho has taken on a deeper role in providing coverage in recent months, while Jurgen Klopp has also called on academy graduates like Williams and Phillips.
Various figures within the club argue that Liverpool are more likely to stick with those players rather than bring a new face in January.. However, they continue to be linked to a number of possible reinforcements.
The last suggestion, according to ASRomaLiveIbáñez, who has enjoyed rapid promotion in 2020. The Brazilian joined Roma from Atalanta in January, having previously played only twice for his former club.