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Liverpool are reportedly lining up a January move for Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp.

Crystal Palace are also said to be interested in Trapp, who wants to move away from the French giants.

The 27-year-old has struggled to earn regular game time this season and has made just two appearances in the Ligue 1 this season with manager Unai Emery preferring to utilise Alphonse Areola as his first choice shot-stopper.

Trapp, who has made 60 Ligue 1 appearances for PSG since joining the club back in 2015, is looking out for a fresh challenge and therefore wants to quit Parc des Princes in the New Year.

The goalkeeper’s representative, Jorg Neubauer, has admitted Trapp will look to move on from the Ligue 1 leaders if they are willing to sell next month.

Asked if Trapp could move on from PSG in January, Neubauer told Sport 1 (h/t Metro)

“If there is a chance in the winter, Kevin wants to leave Paris.”

After making 30 appearances for PSG last term, Trapp has acted as Areola’s deputy this season for PSG. The German has grown impatient at the lack of game time in Paris and recently talked up a move to Anfield, labelling Liverpool an ‘amazing’ club. He also hinted that he would relish the chance to work under Jurgen Klopp.

He was quoted in a report by Metro a month ago:

“It’s an amazing club with a great tradition. And of course, I’m a fan of the Premier League.

“The Reds are not without interest, they have already won many titles, and Jurgen Klopp is, of course, a very good coach.

“I have not thought of possible clubs yet. However, many things can happen in football. Even if I’m not the most patient person, I have to stay cool.”

Both Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet have come under intense scrutiny during their time on Merseyside and the latter in particular, received a lot of flak from the fans for last week’s performance in Liverpool’s 3-3 draw with Arsenal, at the Emirates stadium.

Klopp is frustrated with the number of costly mistakes the current No.1 goalkeeper Mignolet is making and is reportedly set to hold talks with the Belgian this week in light of his recent performances.

Despite making a howler against Arsenal, Klopp did hand Mignolet a start against Swansea on the Boxing Day and the shot-stopper repaid the manager’s faith by keeping a clean-sheet in the 5-0 victory at Anfield.

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Liverpool trail other European giants in the race for €100m Bundesliga star



Liverpool trail big European giants in race for Kai Havertz

Bild (h/t Metro) reports that Liverpool are interested in Bayer Leverkusen’s Kai Havertz but face competition from several top clubs.

The 20-year-old German has been in sensational form for the Bundesliga side over the past two years and scored 17 goals in the league last time around.

His return hasn’t been that great this season, with just one goal from six games in all competitions.

Kai Havertz

Havertz is a German international and the Reds face competition from Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich in the race to sign him (h/t Metro).

The 20-year-old is contracted with the Germans until 2022, but has refused to sign an extension and could cost close to €100m, according to the report.

Liverpool trailing the other big names

The Reds could do with someone of Havertz’s abilities and we didn’t spend much in this summer window.

However, the report claims that the Premier League leaders are trailing the other clubs in the race to sign the German.

Munich and Real have the best chance of landing the Bundesliga sensation while Dortmund is an unlikely destination for the German (h/t Metro).

It will be interesting to see where Havertz ends up in the future as he needs to move away from Leverkusen to continue his development.

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Liverpool is a perfect club for the 20-year-old and hopefully, the youngster can grow under Jurgen Klopp.

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Liverpool send a scout to watch RB Leipzig’s Champions League clash against Benfica



Liverpool send scout to watch RB Leipzig win over Benfica

Record (h/t Liverpool Echo) claims that the Reds sent a scout over to watch RB Leipzig’s clash against Benfica in the Champions League.

The Germans came out 2-1 winners, thanks to a brace from Timo Werner in the Group G clash.

Timo Werner
Timo Werner of RB Leipzig

The Liverpool Echo adds that Werner has been a target for the Reds and was the star of the show, thanks to his brace.

The report, however, doesn’t pinpoint which player Liverpool were watching, but it was another impressive showing by Leipzig.

A Bundesliga powerhouse on the rise

We already signed one player from Leipzig in the past, with Naby Keita joining us. The Guinea midfielder has struggled for fitness since his arrival at Anfield, but the Germans have several quality players in the team.

Leipzig are also leading the Bundesliga currently and are one point ahead of Borussia Dortmund and Freiburg.

Emil Forsberg

Liverpool have been linked with Emil Forsberg in the past (h/t Metro), and Jurgen Klopp has raided Schalke in the past for Joel Matip too.

We haven’t signed many players from the Bundesliga during Klopp’s time, with Loris Karius and Ragnar Klavan being the two other big names.

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Liverpool didn’t sign any major players in the summer, and it will be interesting to see what our transfer activity is during the winter window.

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Impressive Chelsea starlet could be fit to face Liverpool after midweek injury



Mason Mount provides positive update ahead of Liverpool clash

Chelsea’s return to the Champions League didn’t go too well as they lost 1-0 at home to Valencia.

Frank Lampard’s side also missed a penalty in the clash as the away side picked up all three points.

However, one of the talking points in the clash was Mason Mount picking up an injury after a tackle from Francis Coquelin.

Mason Mount

The former Arsenal man was only booked for a tough challenge on the English youngster, but the Metro (h/t Liverpool Echo) claims that Mount is hopeful of featuring against Liverpool on Sunday.

Chelsea host the Reds in the clash of the weekend, and it will be interesting to see if Mount features in the game.

A young side against the best in the league

The English midfielder has been impressive in a youthful Chelsea side and already has three goals from five games.

Liverpool have to be wary of the threat possessed by Lampard’s team but the Reds are the only club with a 100% winning record in the Premier League this season.

The Reds, however, were beaten in their first game of the Champions League but put up a good showing against Napoli on Tuesday.

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Liverpool have a fivepoint lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, but the trip to Stamford Bridge will be another tough test for the Reds.

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