Phrase stemming from the Spanish media over the past 24 hours means that Liverpool have joined a rising record of golf equipment within the hunt for Actual Madrid star Marco Asensio.
Salah and co. carrying the load
The topic of depth, or slightly lack thereof, in Jurgen Klopp’s Reds frontline has after all confirmed a sizzling subject of debate over the early weeks of the brand new marketing campaign.
While Liverpool have kicked their efforts on each the home and European fronts off in spectacular vogue, the Merseyside outfit have additionally, understandably, continued to rely closely on the attacking quartet of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino.
This comes with the attacking ranks at Anfield containing little or no high quality depth.
After Xherdan Shaqiri moved on throughout the summer time, Klopp was left with the likes of Divock Origi, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Harvey Elliott to behave as backup to his star-studded front-four, with the previous persevering with to battle for type, and the latter pair seemingly extra comfy in a deeper function.
Making the scenario all of the extra regarding is the truth that, following the flip of the 12 months, each Salah and Mane will depart for the African Cup of Nations.
As such, it goes with out saying that Liverpool may do with securing reinforcements within the attacking third within the speedy future.
And, as outlined above, if the newest phrase stemming from the continent is something to go by, then it seems that these ready of energy on Merseyside have set their sights on precisely that.
As per a report from Spanish outlet ABC, the Reds are ‘weighing up’ a transfer for Actual Madrid star Marco Asensio.
Versatile attacker Asensio is known to be eyeing a transfer away from the Bernabeu, having been afforded begins in simply two of Los Blancos’ eight La Liga outings so far within the marketing campaign.
Actual, in flip, have sanctioned an exit, be it in January or subsequent summer time, eager to safe some type of return for his or her proficient however inconsistent Spanish worldwide forward of the expiration of his contract in 2023.
Liverpool, after expressing a earlier curiosity in his signature, have subsequently returned to the fray for Asensio.
The Reds, although, will face stiff competitors if they’ve real hope of pushing a deal over the road, with AC Milan and, much more so, Juventus eager on the addition of the 25-year-old.
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|6||Brighton & Hove Albion||7||3||14|
|9||West Ham United||7||4||11|
|Salah, Mohamed||Liverpool FC||6|
|Vardy, Jamie||Leicester Metropolis||6|
|Antonio, Michail||West Ham United||5|
|Fernandes, Bruno||Manchester United||4|
|Mane, Sadio||Liverpool FC||4|
|Maupay, Neal||Brighton & Hove Albion||4|
|Sarr, Ismaila||Watford FC||4|
|Townsend, Andros||Everton FC||3|
|Benrahma, Mentioned||West Ham United||3|
|Son, Heung Min||Tottenham Hotspur||3|
|Grey, Demarai||Everton FC||3|
|Ronaldo, Cristiano||Manchester United||3|
|Lukaku, Romelu||Chelsea FC||3|
|Calvert-Lewin, Dominic||Everton FC||3|
|Jota, Diogo||Liverpool FC||3|
|Hwang, Hee-chan||Wolverhampton Wanderers||3|
|Greenwood, Mason||Manchester United||3|
|Doucoure, Abdoulaye||Everton FC||2|
|Jesus, Gabriel||Manchester Metropolis||2|
|Participant||Workforce||Crimson Playing cards||Yellow Playing cards|
|Dennis, Emmanuel||Watford FC||4|
|Skipp, Oliver||Tottenham Hotspur||4|
|Pogba, Paul||Manchester United||3|
|Doucoure, Abdoulaye||Everton FC||3|
|Rice, Declan||West Ham United||3|
|Cooper, Liam||Leeds United||3|
|Norgaard, Christian||Brentford FC||3|
|Tarkowski, James||Burnley FC||3|
|Veltman, Joel||Brighton & Hove Albion||3|
|Brownhill, Josh||Burnley FC||3|
|Etebo, Oghenekaro||Watford FC||3|
|Djenepo, Moussa||Southampton FC||3|
|Antonio, Michail||West Ham United||1|
|Fernandes, Bruno||Manchester United||2|
|Maupay, Neal||Brighton & Hove Albion||2|
|Jimenez, Raul||Wolverhampton Wanderers||2|
|Gallagher, Conor||Crystal Palace||2|
|Alonso, Marcos||Chelsea FC||2|
|Ward Prowse, James||Southampton FC||1||1|
|Pogba, Paul||Manchester United||7|
|Doucoure, Abdoulaye||Everton FC||4|
|Jesus, Gabriel||Manchester Metropolis||4|
|Salah, Mohamed||Liverpool FC||3|
|Antonio, Michail||West Ham United||3|
|Saint-Maximin, Allan||Newcastle United||3|
|Kovacic, Mateo||Chelsea FC||3|
|Townsend, Andros||Everton FC||2|
|Benrahma, Mentioned||West Ham United||2|
|Ings, Danny||Aston Villa||2|
|Toney, Ivan||Brentford FC||2|
|Jimenez, Raul||Wolverhampton Wanderers||2|
|Bamford, Patrick||Leeds United||2|
|James, Reece||Chelsea FC||2|
|Azpilicueta, Cesar||Chelsea FC||2|
|Gross, Pascal||Brighton & Hove Albion||2|
|King, Joshua||Watford FC||2|
|Pereira, Ricardo||Leicester Metropolis||2|
|Alexander-Arnold, Trent||Liverpool FC||2|
|Rice, Declan||West Ham United||2|