According to sources, Liverpool is considering a surprise deadline-day transfer for Sunderland midfielder Dan Neil. The news source also stated that Liverpool is eager to sign Neil in addition to the transfer of Ryan Gravenberch.
According to reports, the Reds have been keeping an eye on Dan Neil for the past 12 months. They believe that in the long run, he might fill the gap created by Jordan Henderson’s move to Saudi Arabia.
Liverpool has already agreed to a £34.2 million deal for Bayern Munich’s Ryan Gravenberch, a deal that is anticipated to be finalised on deadline day. But, Liverpool still retain a great interest in the 21-year-old Sunderland midfielder.
Liverpool is eager to sign Sunderland’s Dan Neil before the transfer window closes
Neil is a gifted player who can function well in both defensive and central midfield positions. In more than 40 Championship appearances for the Black Cats last season, he recorded two goals and four assists. Additionally sought after by Crystal Palace, Brentford, and Burnley, Neil might move in the closing hours of the transfer window.
He has been a standout performer for Sunderland so far this season. He has appeared in every minute of their four Championship games. The midfielder has already contributed one goal and one assist this season. Dan Neil is considered to be one of the Football League’s top prospects. Dan Neil can be prove to be a tactical signing for Liverpool.
Since making his senior debut, he has appeared in 110 games for the Wearside club. He rose through the ranks at the club. The 21-year-old has experience playing for England at the youth level. His current Sunderland contract, which has an expiration date of 2026, pays him an annual income of almost £176,800
Prior to Friday’s 11 p.m. deadline, Sunderland is on the verge of losing striker Ross Stewart to Southampton. Jack Clarke and Patrick Roberts are also linked with moves away from the club. After losing a number of midfield alternatives earlier this summer, Liverpool is eager to add Dan Neil in addition to the impending signing of Gravenberch.
Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and James Milner all departed Liverpool in June when their contracts expired. Meanwhile, Jordan Henderson and Fabinho have moved to Saudi Arabia. If Liverpool manage to recruit both Ryan Gravenberch and Dan Neil before the market closes tonight, they will have completed five midfield signings in addition to luring Mac Allister, Szoboszlai, and Endo.
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