Liverpool are looking to sign £22m Brazilian wonderkid Gabriel Moscardo from Corinthians. It is reported that Moscardo is looking to move to Premier League. Liverpool are eyeing on him after their chance to sign Andre looks diminishing. Fabrizio Romano told on his YouTube channel that the 18-year old is more than likely to move to England. He said,
“Keep an eye on Gabriel Moscardo, talented midfielder playing for Corinthians, born in 2005, very good player. Chelsea had a verbal proposal rejected at the end of August for him.
Now from what I’m hearing, despite many rumours about Barcelona, because of financial fair play they’re not in a position to pay €25m [£22m], €25m plus add-ons to Corinthians for Moscardo, it’s too much and that’s why it’s a complicated deal. He’s highly appreciated by Barca but they are not prepared to invest that money in January.
I say January because from what I’m hearing, the idea is for Moscardo to transfer in the January window, not in the summer. To leave Corinthians in January, with big Premier League clubs keen on signing him. Keep an eye on Premier League for this boy. For Barca it’s difficult, but for English clubs it could be a very big opportunity.”
Liverpool can try their luck with Moscardo
It is clear that Liverpool are not the only one in the race for him. Moreover, Chelsea might have the advantage as they already were in contacts previously. However, it worth noticing that Moscardo rejected Chelsea once. Besides this, The Blues are already overloading in their midfield options. Moscardo can be given a chance directly into the first team with Liverpool though. Even if Liverpool cannot give him a first-team start, they must go for him.
There are also links with Federico Redondo. Keeping this in mind, Liverpool must try their luck to bolster their chances of signing. If there is a small chance of Moscardo being a first team choice ever, Liverpool can gamble on him for such a fee.
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