Liverpool Ready to Activate €40M Release Clause for Gabri Veiga

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Liverpool is actively seeking to bolster their midfield options and has set its sights on Spanish wonderkid Gabri Veiga. The 21-year-old Celta Vigo midfielder has garnered attention with his impressive performances in La Liga, attracting interest from several top European clubs. Additionally, Liverpool, along with Newcastle and Chelsea, is reportedly willing to meet Veiga’s release clause of £34.2 million (€40 million) to secure his services.


Nevertheless, Liverpool, with the support of FSG, express not only their interest in Veiga but also their willingness to meet his release clause, as confirmed by Celta’s president. The clause is set at 40 million Euros (£34.2 million), an affordable sum for the Reds. However, competition from Premier League rivals Newcastle and Chelsea adds an additional layer of intrigue to the potential transfer.

Rising Star with Exceptional Stats

Veiga’s breakthrough season saw him make 39 appearances across all competitions, netting 11 goals. Additionally, his remarkable statistics have placed him among the top performers in the Men’s ‘Top Five’ leagues in Europe. With an astonishing 0.43 non-penalty goals per 90 rate, Veiga ranks in the top one percent in this category. Moreover, these impressive figures highlight Veiga’s potential as a box-to-box midfielder with incredible control and attacking prowess.

A Welcome Addition to Liverpool’s Midfield 

Gabri Veiga’s style of play aligns perfectly with Liverpool’s midfield requirements. He possesses the qualities of a dynamic box-to-box midfielder, capable of making an impact at both ends of the pitch. Football talent scout Jacek Kulig has hailed him as a “revelation” throughout the season. Additionally, emphasizing his ability to control games and contribute in various aspects. Securing Veiga’s signature would provide Liverpool with an exciting prospect who could instantly elevate their team’s performance.

Benitez Advantage for Liverpool

Liverpool may benefit from an unexpected advantage in the race to sign Veiga. Former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez is set to become Celta Vigo’s new manager, and his positive relationship with Liverpool could prove influential during negotiations. Benitez, who famously led Liverpool to Champions League glory in 2005, holds a strong bond with the club and its supporters. Nonetheless, this connection may give Liverpool the edge over their rivals in the pursuit of Veiga’s talents.

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