Liverpool have reported showing their interest in signing Real Madrid’s midfielder Marco Asensio.
Despite making a number of sales during the summer window, Jurgen Klopp opted to add just RB Leipzig defender Ibrahima Konate to his first-team squad.
However, according to Todofichajes, the Merseyside giants may look to take advantage of any opportunities at the midway point of the season.
The report is claiming that Liverpool are interested in signing a deal with Marco Asensio. He has been restricting the appearances off the substitutes’ bench during Real’s opening three La Liga fixtures under Carlo Ancelotti.
Liverpool are allegedly preparing to test the waters with a bid of €35 million (£30.07 million) at a time when Asensio will have just 18 months remaining on his contract.
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Los Blancos officials could be tempting into accepting an offer of that size ahead of pushing forward with plans to sign Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe.
The Spanish international decided against a move to either club, however, as he looks to focus on cementing a place in Real Madrid’s starting eleven after a period on the sidelines with a serious knee injury.
Asensio is now in his sixth season in the Spanish capital and is determining to go back to the performance levels he showed two years ago before injury struck.
Real Madrid are therefore working to move Asensio into the centre of the pitch. The side have less options. It could work well for all parties.
Asensio was key in Spain’s run to the final of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. It is a sign that he is on track to regaining his form.
Ancelotti knows how much the 25-year-old can bring to his Real Madrid side. Although it won’t be easy to find space for him in the team. Everyone will be working to make it happen.
It’s been a bold move for Asensio, rejecting the moves this summer. Especially that of Tottenham, who were keen to make him one of their main attacking options. But he is convincing his opportunity will come back at Real Madrid.
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