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Liverpool eye potential January signings amidst injury woes

Liverpool’s journey at the top of the Premier League has been impressive, but recent injuries to key players like Alisson, Robertson, Matip, Mac Allister, and Jota have left them in need of reinforcements. The absence of Matip, sidelined for the season due to ACL damage, has prompted talks of potential signings to fortify the team, especially in defense.

One name linked to Liverpool is Crystal Palace’s Marc Guehi, seen as a possible solution to bolster the defensive line. He can offer support to stalwarts like Virgil van Dijk and Ibrahima Konate. Meanwhile, the Reds are also considering attacking reinforcements. Hakan Calhanoglu from Inter Milan and Lois Openda from RB Leipzig are in the mix to enhance Liverpool’s options upfront.

Liverpool interested in signing Thuram

Recent reports from Italian media suggest that Liverpool has shown interest in Nice midfielder Khephren Thuram. Despite Thuram not being the exact defensive midfielder some fans desire, his versatility in midfield roles could offer valuable support. He’s known for 89.2% successful passes in Ligue 1 and contributing defensively with 1.3 tackles and 1.1 clearances per game. His adaptability might be an asset for Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Though Thuram didn’t arrive in the summer, Liverpool’s renewed interest indicates a potential January move. At just 22-years-old, Thuram’s potential growth excites, with football scout Jacek Kulig describing him as a “one-man army” in midfield. However, competition for Thuram’s signature is fierce, with Manchester City and Manchester United also expressing interest. Securing his services might not be an easy task for Liverpool.

The Reds’ potential moves in the January transfer window reflect their proactive approach to reinforce the squad amid injury concerns. While Thuram might not fit the exact mold of a defensive midfielder, his adaptability and potential could make him a valuable addition to Liverpool’s midfield area.

As the transfer window approaches, the pursuit of Thuram and other potential signings by Liverpool could be a story to keep an eye on, offering hope for bolstering their squad in the coming months.

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