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LEGIT REPORT:Liverpool has signed “incredible” £180m star, he’s a Fabinho upgrade – opinion



LEGIT REPORT:Liverpool has signed “incredible” £180m star, he’s a Fabinho upgrade – opinion

The Real Madrid star would be an “incredible” signing…

Liverpool are interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni this summer, one year after missing out on the prodigious talent.

What’s the latest on Aurelien Tchouameni?

That’s according to reports from Spain, who claim that the Reds have already had an opening offer of €60M (£52m) for the 23-year-old rebuked by Los Blancos as they look to fortify their midfield with first-rate new signings.

The Frenchman was integral for Monaco in the 21/22 campaign and left observers awestruck with the level of his displays, earning an £85m transfer to Carlo Ancelotti’s outfit despite intense attempts from Jurgen Klopp’s side to clinch his services.

Tchouameni’s maiden campaign in Madrid has not played out seamlessly, however, and the ace has been restricted to just 24 starts in LaLiga after struggling to quite reach the same imperious heights he forged in his homeland, and Liverpool will be sure to lurk waiting to pounce if an opportunity arises.

Could Liverpool really sign Aurelien Tchouameni?

Liverpool supporters watched with gritted teeth as their hopes of signing Borussia Dortmund sensation Jude Bellingham slipped away over the past few months, with Real Madrid adding the coveted ace to their jaw-dropping collection of central stars for an agreed initial sum of £88.5m.

The move could play into Liverpool’s hands, however, in pushing for a deal for Tchouameni, who might see his playing time impacted further by the arrival, with Eduardo Camavinga, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Fede Valverde already occupying midfield roles at the Santiago Bernabeu – not a bad crop.

And despite not quite reaching the desired heights in Spain thus far, the 22-cap gem is a phenomenal talent with a proven pedigree on both the European stage and at international level, where he played an important part in France’s World Cup campaign in Qatar, scoring a marvellous goal against England in the quarter-finals and recording an average rating of 7.07 – as per Sofascore – as he started all seven matches, completing 90% of his passes and averaging two interceptions per game.

For such a talented pivot, he could quite easily assume a starring role with Klopp’s side and perhaps displace Anfield’s holding midfielder Fabinho, who has been a shadow of his former self this season, right at the kernel of the club’s midfield problems this season, branded “awful” by Jamie Carragher for his performance – or absence of it – earlier this term as the Reds meekly lost to newly-promoted Nottingham Forest.

The 29-year-old Brazilian has remained a crisp distributor of the ball but has lost his fiery tenacity this term, ranking among the top 8% of midfielders across Europe’s top five leagues over the past year for pass completion and the top 18% for passes attempted per 90 but failing to rank among the top 30% for any other metric, as per FBref.

Tchouameni, despite his stop-start first year with Real, ranks among the top 1% of positional peers for pass completion, the top 15% for progressive passes, the top 22% for tackles, the top 1% for interceptions, the top 8% for clearances and the top 11% for aerials won per 90.

The £209k-per-week Madrista has left the likes of Rio Ferdinand waxing lyrical, with Manchester United legend saying: “Listen Tchouaméni is a young kid, he’s going to make mistakes but he’s a superb talent, he produces moments out of nowhere, incredible player.”

At Real Madrid, Tchouameni is a gem within a gilt-laden box of sparkling stones, but on Merseyside, he could be a jewel to captivate all who observe, standing out as the superlative star for one of the Premier League’s most prestigious outfits.


‘Agreed personal terms’: After claims £40m star would speak to Liverpool, he now could join City – Romano

Liverpool have been linked with a move to sign Mateo Kovacic this summer, but it looks like the Croatian is set to join Manchester City instead.

The Reds announced the signing of Alexis Mac Allister from Brighton and Hove Albion yesterday. The Argentine is a fantastic addition to Jurgen Klopp’s side and he will make them better.

Liverpool, however, still need at least one more midfielder this summer, and Kovacic has been linked. Fabrizio Romano has now shared some bad news on that front.

Photo by David Ramos/Getty ImagesFabrizio Romano says Liverpool-linked Mateo Kovacic has agreed to join Man City now

90min claimed in April that Liverpool were one of the clubs who had expressed an interest in signing Kovacic this summer. The midfielder’s agents reportedly flew to England to hold talks with the Reds and other sides.

Kovacic, like many of his teammates, had a very poor campaign at Stamford Bridge this season, and Chelsea are apparently open to selling him.

There is no news about Liverpool following up on their previous interest, but the Reds’ rivals, Manchester City, look to be in the driving seat to sign him.

Fabrizio Romano tweeted yesterday that Pep Guardiola’s side have agreed personal terms with Kovacic and the player is keen to join City this summer.

He wrote: “Mateo Kovacić has now agreed personal terms with Manchester City after advanced talks already revealed last week.

“Kovacić wants the move, next step has to be between clubs as Chelsea and City will discuss fee after the UCL final. Chelsea, open to sell Kovacić.”

EXCL: Mateo Kovacić has now agreed personal terms with Manchester City after advanced talks already revealed last week 🚨🔵🇭🇷 #MCFC

Kovacić wants the move, next step has to be between clubs as Chelsea and City will discuss fee after the UCL final.

Chelsea, open to sell Kovacić.

— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 8, 2023

(Liverpool target Mateo Kovacic agrees terms with Manchester City)

Despite the season he has just had at Stamford Bridge, Kovacic is a very good player.

The Croatian, who joined Chelsea for £40 million (BBC), was excellent for the Blues in his first few years at the club, and his quality on the ball and how resistant he is to the press make him an excellent option.

Also, if Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp want to sign you, you must be doing something right, and Kovacic certainly is.

As things stand, it looks like Liverpool will not be the ones signing Kovacic this summer, his next destination seems to be the Etihad to join Manchester City.


What Brighton players said about Alexis Mac Allister left Liverpool with easy transfer decision

Liverpool’s summer transfer business has begun after the impressive capture of Alexis Mac Allister.

The 24-year-old was unveiled as the Reds’ first signing of the summer on Thursday morning and has signed a five-year deal at the club. Mac Allister arrives at Anfield with 98 Premier League appearances to his name and will be ready to slot straight into Jurgen Klopp’s midfield next season.

Taking the No.10 shirt from its previous owner, Sadio Mane, will ensure the World Cup winner has big boots to fill when in action during the 2023/24 campaign, though Mac Allister certainly comes across as an induvial who is ready to rise to this latest challenge in his career.

Helping Brighton secure European football for the very first time in their history is an accomplishment already achieved by the versatile midfielder, whose priority will now turn to helping Liverpool compete for the biggest prizes in the game.

MAC ALLISTER DONE DEAL: Jurgen Klopp on Alexis Mac Allister transfer, Liverpool’s recruitment team and Brighton respect

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Klopp’s side will require further additions to the squad in order to be capable of challenging Manchester City next term, with an emphasis likely to be placed on bringing other midfield targets to Merseyside. Mac Allister marks a step in the right direction for the Reds’ recruitment drive, although he will need to be backed up with signings of a similar quality.

Offering an opinion on Liverpool’s new No.10, ECHO jury columnist Andrew Cullen believes Mac Allister possesses all the necessary skills to deliver an instant impact.

Andrew Cullen (@BrothersRed5) – Mac Allister brings much-needed attributes to Liverpool’s midfield

Liverpool’s summer transfer business has got off to a bright start with the capture of Brighton’s mercurial midfield maestro, Alexis Mac Allister.

The fee according to some reports could be as low as £35million which, if correct, would represent a smart piece of business. The deal is not only smart from a financial perspective, but also because Liverpool will be bringing in a young, vibrant midfielder, who has proven Premier League pedigree. Mac Allister will bring a spark and flair to a Liverpool midfield which was flat last season and lacked creativity.

After an indifferent start to Premier League life, Mac Allister started to make a difference to the Brighton team last season, playing an indispensable role in Brighton’s remarkable rise. Alongside his impressive displays on the domestic stage, he too performed on the international stage by winning football’s most coveted prize in Qatar.

Brighton play a dynamic, attacking style of football, not too dissimilar to Klopp’s heavy metal style, so Mac Allister’s transition should, on paper at least, be seamless. With his playing style, he should be able to synchronise with a Thiago or Trent pairing and complement a more functional pairing of Henderson and Fabinho.

As well as impressive physical attributes, his former Brighton team-mates speak warmly about his temperament, mentality, and personality. Klopp looks for this humble ambition in a player.

After the blow of falling out of the Jude Bellingham race, the signing of Alexis Mac Allister is a good start to Liverpool’s summer business. Of course, Liverpool still need to bolster its midfield, and arguably the defence, with pace and power, so it is hoped that this business is only the start of things to come this summer.


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