Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard it seems is a huge fan of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham. Since, joining Dortmund in 2020 he has made a name for himself in Europe. Therefore, he is now certainly on the list of the top clubs of Europe.
The Mirror reported that Liverpool boss is very fond of Bellingham and wants to bring him to Anfield. The report further stated that Liverpool heads the race to acquire the teenager who is valued at £100m.
Now, Gerrard’s seal of approval for the player is a thing to cheer for the Liverpool fans as well. Gerrard is unquestionably the greatest midfielders ever to play the game. Therefore, an appreciation from him means that the player is undoubtedly special.
The current Aston Villa manager sat down for a Q/A session with Rio Ferdinand this week. Here, he was asked to name five of the best midfielders presently playing the game. The first name that got out of Gerrard’s mouth was Bellingham. Gerrard said,” I love Jude Bellingham, absolutely loving him”.
Will Liverpool go for Bellingham anytime soon?
Bellingham is special and he is undoubtedly one of the best young players in the world at the moment. He has shined at his club Dortmund. Moreover, his performances for his club have seen him getting regular call-ups from England national team.
Bellingham is only 18 and has garnered 150 appearances under his belt for both club and country. Therefore, it is merely a matter of time before he moves on to any of Europe’s elite clubs in the future.
Liverpool are said to be keen to acquire the player. Moreover, it seems that it is not a choice for them. Their midfielders are not getting younger and they need fresh blood in the midfield. Since, Haaland has already made a move for Manchester City, it seems that Dortmund will no longer be willing to leave Bellingham this summer. However, next summer he would probably be up for sale when Liverpool is probably going to bid for him.
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