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Khephren Thuram once again under Liverpool’s radar this summer

Khephren Thuram

French midfielder Khephren Thuram is once agai under Liverpool’s radar this summer as they need a new defensive midfielder in their squad.

According to FC Inter News, Reds are still chasing Thuram alongside AC Milan and Juventus this summer. However reports also suggests that he might stay at OGC Nice for another season.

Football expert Jonathan Johnson termed him as a “phenomenal”, as Thuram was close to joining the Mersyside club. However, his price tag became issue for Liverpool and hence they left the race.

Italian Journalist Fabrizio Romano claimed that finances were a huge stumbling block in Liverpool’s bid to sign Thuram this summer. Speaking on the Born and Red podcast, he said :-

“The main problem with Thuram was that the package was considered too expensive for Liverpool, both in terms of a transfer fee and salary.

“There were many things that concerned Liverpool when they had discussions for Thuram.

Liverpool are in a serious need of a new defensive midfielder and Thuram looks like the “perfect man”.

Reds need a player like Khephren Thuram this season

With both Fabinho and Jordan Henderson left the club and went to Saudi Arabia, Liverpool are in a urgent need of a new No 6 in their squad.

Romeo Lavia is on the brink of joining the Reds this summer. But if the deal don’t get materialise, Thuram could emerge as an alternative of the Belgian International. Nice midfielder is one of the most exciting prospect in all of Europe.

Liverpool could now bargain the price tag for Thuram down to some margin and there’s a good chance Reds can sign him down on a valid valuation.

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