Klopp could discover Endo upgrade as Liverpool eye 5 ft 10 “controller”

Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool is still being linked to players who could strengthen their squad as the January transfer window officially opened for business at the beginning of last week.

Liverpool transfer news – Hayden Hackne

The Reds are reportedly among several teams showing interest in a deal to sign Middlesbrough central midfielder Hayden Hackney. According to a report from The Standard.

According to the source, Tottenham Hotspur is also expected to enter the competition for the signature of the England U21 international, along with Manchester United, Liverpool, and Manchester City. To reach a deal with the Championship team. Who will only sell if a “sensational” bid is received this month, they might have to wait until the summer.

Whether it is financially feasible for Liverpool to sign Hackney this month or, if not, in the summer. Jurgen Klopp must now insist on it because he has the potential to be a significant improvement over Wataru Endo.

The figures supporting Red’s decision to sign Hackney

Hackney has far more potential than Liverpool endo. Based on his performance for Middlesborough in the Championship.

Nine years younger than Endo, the 21-year-old ace has made 2.2 tackles Interceptions, and 7.7 ball recoveries per game in his 16 league games so far this season. In 23/24 EFL Cup he has five appearances. Where he scored one goal and has a one assist and has a Sofascore rating of 7.26.

This means that the Boro star could recover possession for Liverpool far more frequently than the Japan international. If he can make the transition to the Premier League and achieve comparable results.

Hackney, who analyst Ben Mattinson hailed as “progressive” and a “controller“. And also has the quality on the ball to influence matches with his passing.

Therefore, Klopp could unearth an upgrade on Endo by snapping up the Championship starlet and helping him to develop into a consistent Premier League operator. He can be vey beneficial for Liverpool.

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