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Liverpool are believed to be interested in signing Roma defender Roger Ibáñez.
The Reds are going through an injury crisis behind right now with Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez possibly ruled out for the rest of this season.
It will be interesting to see if the Reds dive into the transfer market next month for a central defender.
Roger Ibáñez is highly rated in Italy and has been linked with players like Tottenham and Leicester City in recent months.
Apparently both clubs wanted to sign the defender during the summer transfer window.
Tottenham missed with a £ 22.75 million The offer in the summer is to believe the reports. Since then, Ibáñez has done very well in Serie A and Roma are likely to demand a bonus for Liverpool if they come to call in the January transfer window.
According to reports from ASRomaLiveRoma value the defender at between € 35m and € 40m and it will be interesting to see if Liverpool come up with a concrete offer for the 22-year-old when the transfer market reopens next month.
There is no question that Liverpool need to add more depth and quality to their four defenses if they are to retain the Premier League title this season.
Jurgen Klopp has had to rely on young defenders like Rhys Williams and Nat Phillips in crucial games in recent weeks.
Meanwhile, Liverpool are not the only European club looking to sign Roger Ibáñez.
Paris Saint-Germain is also believed to be interested in the 22-year-old and see him as a possible long-term replacement for Thiago Silva, who joined Chelsea earlier this summer.
Ibáñez will add composure and air presence in the back of Liverpool. He is very comfortable on the ball and will help the Reds build from behind. Also, Ibanez is reasonably fast and should be able to adapt to Jurgen Klopp’s high defensive line.