Liverpool looks to have beaten Manchester United in signing Cody Gakpo. Liverpool still could make more signing this transfer window after beating United in signing Gakpo. The Reds look to have agreed on a fee raising up to £ 44 million for the player. This happened after months of speculations had suggested that the Dutchman would join the Red Devils side instead. Though the Dutchman might not be Liverpool’s final addition to the squad this transfer window. The club is said to need more reinforcement to get the season back on track. Several outlets have suggested that the Reds would be looking to stack up their midfield this transfer window. A few names have been suggested who could be in the horizon of the Liverpool manager.
Liverpool would be looking to sign more midfielders this transfer window
Liverpool have been interested in Jude Bellingham for a long time. This time though the teenager looks close to signing with the Reds than he was before. The signing of Gakpo will have no effect on the signing of Bellingham whatsoever. But the steep price of £100m for Bellingham might suggest that the deal have to wait till next summer. World Cup winner Enzo Fernandes is another name that has popped up in this transfer saga. The 21-year is believed to have captured the attention of Liverpool with his brilliant performance at the World Cup. However, Klopp may face the same hurdles as they faced with Jude Bellingham. Benfica have confirmed that they have no intentions of selling the player this season. This would mean the Reds have to buy him out of his contract with his release clause being £106m.
Reports have also suggested Napoli player Eljif Elmas is linked with the Reds in this transfer window. Reports state Klopp had a private call with the player, encouraging him to come to Anfield. The North Macedonian player could be the best option for Liverpool at the moment. It now remains to be seen whether any concrete action is taken after the phone call by Klopp for the player or not.
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