Liverpool and Brighton chasing Lillee midfielder this summer


Premier League clubs Liverpool and Brighton & Hove Albion are currently chasing Lillee midfielder Carlos Baleba this summer.

Reds have now lost both Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia to Chelsea this week. Klopp’s team are in urgent need of a new defensive midfielder after both Fabinho and Jordan Henderson left the club.

According to Daily Mail, Baleba is under Liverpool’s radar after missing out on both Caicedo and Lavia in this transfer window. However Brighton have also identified him as a potential replacement for the Equadorian international this season.

The Mail+ have described how the Seagulls are looking to tie up a deal of Baleba. Although Liverpool and Newcastle are also named as contenders in the race.

Romano also posted that Brighton opened talks with Lille to sign the promising midfielder this summer. However, the Italian journalist suggests the deal is “tough.

After bringing Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai to Anfield this summer, Liverpool needs a New no 6 who can do the dirty work at middle of the pitch. Red next move will be a key factor next season.

However reports also suggests that Baleba will stay at Lille in this campaign. The French outfit might not allow him to leave the club this summer.

Brighton needs reinforcement as they’ll miss few of their departed stars. They’re transfer strategies are one of the best among Premier League sides in last few campaigns.

The 19-year-old Cameroonian teenager is valued at £20 million. Both Liverpool and Brighton want him to fill the void for their respective clubs a

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