That means finding a good landing spot for Rhian Brewster on loan, as their talented young striker needs to develop, rather than sit and wait behind Jurgen Klopp’s deadly front three. Could a move to Sheffield United suit everybody involved? Then there’s Ismaila Sarr, a big-money deal with high upside and more in line with acquiring Sadio Mane before he exploded to become the superstar is now is.
The Reds always remain active in the market and now, with Thiago, appear primed to plot their dominance for years to come. Here are the latest stories surrounding Anfield as the Reds look to build on last season’s success.
THIAGO DEAL GIVES GERRARD BUTTERFLIES
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard says the signing of Thiago Alcantara gives him ‘butterflies’.
Alcantara was announced as a Liverpool player this afternoon in a deal worth £25m, and current Rangers boss Gerrard is excited to see what the former Barcelona and Bayern player will do in England.
“To be honest with you I’m more excited for the Thiago transfer [than the Gareth Bale to Tottenham move], that’s the one that’s giving me butterflies in my stomach,” he said.
Alcantara will wear the No. 6 shirt for Liverpool.
Emmet Gates18 September 2020 16:44
BLADES’ BOSS WILDER CONFIRMS TALKS FOR BREWSTER
Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has confirmed that the club have held talks with Liverpool over a deal for 20-year-old Rhian Brewster.
Brewster impressed on loan at Swansea last season, and the young striker would like to remain at Anfield.
However how much playing time he would receive at Liverpool is up for debate, and the Premier League champions may consider loaning him out for a further season.
Wilder spoke about the situation in the aftermath of their Carabao Cup defeat to Burnley:
Emmet Gates18 September 2020 16:21
LIVERPOOL ANNOUNCE THIAGO
Thiago Alcantara is officially a Liverpool player after completing his move from Bayern Munich.
Alcantara joins on a four-year deal, and The Reds will pay in the region of £25m for the midfielder.
Emmet Gates18 September 2020 16:02
FULL STORY: THIAGO JOINS REDS
Jack Rathborn18 September 2020 16:00
THIAGO UNVEILED AS LIVERPOOL PLAYER
Jack Rathborn18 September 2020 15:59
LIVERPOOL CONFIRM THIAGO SIGNING
Liverpool have confirmed the £25m signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich.
Jack Rathborn18 September 2020 15:57
LIVERPOOL INTERESTED IN WOLVES STRIKER
Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing Wolves striker Diogo Jota, according to The Times.
Journalist Paul Joyce speculates that The Reds have registered interest in signing the Portuguese forward.
It’s believed that Jurgen Klopp wants another striker in the squad due to the failure to sign Timo Werner in the summer.
Emmet Gates18 September 2020 15:41
LIVERPOOL AGREE FEE WITH WOLVES FOR YOUNGSTER
Liverpool have reportedly agreed a £10m fee with Wolverhampton Wanderers for defender Ki-Jana Hoever, states The Athletic and Daily Mail.
The 18-year-old looks set to join the Midlands side on a permanent basis, after finding opportunities hard to come by at Anfield.
Hoever was signed from Ajax two years ago.
Emmet Gates18 September 2020 15:36
THIAGO DEAL FINALISED ‘YESTERDAY’
Thiago Alcantara is a Liverpool player, and signed the deal last night, according to Fabrizio Romano.
It’s expected that the deal will be announced today, with the midfielder already posting a farewell video on his various social media platforms.
Italian journalist Romano now states that Alcantara actually signed his deal last night and is therefore already a Liverpool player.
Emmet Gates18 September 2020 14:59
KLOPP WOULD LIKE A STRIKER
Liverpool Jurgen Klopp feels his squad needs another striker, according to The Athletic.
Journalist Simon Hughes believes that Klopp would still like to buy a striker, due to the failure to sign Timo Werner, who eventually joined Chelsea.
Emmet Gates18 September 2020 14:44
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