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Fan rant of the day: Liverpool shouldn’t sell this 25-year-old just six months into Anfield career



Fabinho Liverpool

It has barely been a few months into the season and some reports (h/t Mirror) suggest that Liverpool are to sell one of their summer signings.

Fabinho signed for the Reds from Monaco at the start of the season, but reports (h/t Mirror) claim that the Brazilian will be sold to help fund a move for Christian Pulisic.

The American is an amazing player and someone that Jurgen Klopp knows very well, however, it is a little surprising that Fabinho is the player being linked with a move.

The Reds have started the season well and are second in the league, but selling the Brazilian at this point doesn’t really make a lot of sense.

The 25-year-old needs time to adjust and it isn’t like Klopp to discard a player after a few months.

Jurgen Klopp & Xherdan Shaqiri

Granted Fabinho has looked a little slow compared to Premier League standards, but he was good in our 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade and seemed to do well in the 2-0 triumph over Fulham.

The Brazilian seems to be following the story of another player from last season to adjust to the league.

Andy Robertson barely got a game for the Reds during the initial months of last season. The Scot needed to learn how we played, but once he got in, there has been no stopping him.

Similar to Robertson, we are seeing the best of some players after spending more time under Klopp. Georginio Wijnaldum and James Milner are two examples of that, and it is difficult seeing us drop either of them in our first-team.

Andy Robertson of Liverpool against Napoli

This is another problem for Fabinho, he can’t get regular minutes in the team to get better. Liverpool are stacked with midfield talent and even Naby Keita is finding it tough to get regular minutes.

Klopp stood by Loris Karius for two complete seasons before deciding to send him to Turkey.

The manager isn’t someone who makes a call quickly and there is no doubt Fabinho will stay at the club for a while.

If Liverpool want to make a statement signing in the winter window with Pulisic, the Reds should have the money to spend. After all, FSG broke the bank in bringing Virgil van Dijk, Alisson, Keita and Fabinho this season.

Georginio Wijnaldum Liverpool

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The 25-year-old was one of the key components in Monaco’s Ligue 1 win a few years ago, and in a team with the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Bernardo Silva, Fabinho was still important.

Liverpool have a quality player that will prove his ability, we just need to give him time.

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Liverpool star’s £4.5m-per-year demand could be a problem as two Serie A clubs are interested



Latest Liverpool transfer news: Dejan Lovren’s salary is a problem for Serie A clubs

CalcioNapoli24 (h/t Daily Star) claims that Napoli are interested in the services of Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren. The report claims that AC Milan and Napoli are offering Lovren the chance of regular football.

The Croatian fell down the pecking order at Liverpool last season, with Joe Gomez and Joel Matip preferred to partner Virgil van Dijk.

The 29-year-old Lovren started 11 Premier League games and did a decent job throughout the campaign, however, the lack of games has left Lovren considering his future, according to the report.

Napoli can offer Champions League football for the centre-back while AC Milan will participate in the Europa League next season.

The problem for both clubs lies in Lovren’s wage demands. The report claims that the Croatian wants £4.5m-per-year in wages and has two years left on his Liverpool contract.

Milan News (h/t Daily Star) adds that Lovren’s representatives were in Milan to discuss a possible move to the San Siro. The report claims that Lovren is interested in playing for the Milan giants and a deal worth £25m is being discussed.

Klopp would have to enter the market to replace Lovren

Lovren has been a quality member of the side and has always given it his all. Should he decide to leave for regular football, we have to sign a replacement. Liverpool had some defensive headaches, with fractures for Matip and Gomez last season, while Lovren also suffered a few injuries.

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The Reds cannot go into the season with only three senior centre-backs, and it will be interesting to see what actions are taken regarding Lovren in the summer.

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Dutch giants set £30m price-tag for 26-year-old sensation amidst Liverpool interest



Liverpool FC transfer news: Ajax want £30m for Hakim Ziyech amidst Liverpool interest

De Telegraaf (h/t Mirror) claims that Eredivisie champions Ajax want just over £30m for star attacker Hakim Ziyech.

The Moroccan international was one of their best performers in an incredible campaign as they reached the Champions League semi-final.

Hakim Ziyech

Hakim Ziyech

The report adds that there could be a battle for the Moroccan as Arsenal and Liverpool have been linked with the attacker earlier.

Serie A side AS Roma have already bid for the 26-year-old while there is interest in Ziyech from Germany and Spain (h/t Mirror).

Marc Overmars, Ajax’s director of football, added that Ziyech would leave in the summer, but the report claims that the Moroccan isn’t keen on any of the bids that the Dutch giants have received.

The 26-year-old scored 19 goals and provided 16 assists for Ajax last season. Ziyech can play in several positions but his best performances came when he was deployed as a winger.

Hakim Ziyech

Hakim Ziyech

Liverpool could do with a versatile attacker

Ajax’s asking price isn’t too high given the performances of Ziyech last season, and he would make an excellent signing for the Reds. The Moroccan can provide cover for several positions and can take up the role of an attacking midfielder under Jurgen Klopp.

Liverpool have a great team at the moment and a few quality additions could improve us further.

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Ziyech would not be a starter for the Reds, but he could be a game-changer off the bench in some of the tighter clashes.

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“Enjoy your break”, “We love you”: Several Liverpool fans shower praises on star man after a touchy end of season message



Latest Liverpool news: Virgil van Dijk posts incredible message as he plans for next season

Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk capped off a brilliant season by winning the Champions League. The Dutch superstar did suffer heartbreak in the competition last season as we were beaten by Real Madrid.

The Reds were excellent in the Premier League too but missed out on the title by one point. Van Dijk was in the middle of all good things for the Reds as he helped us to the best defensive record in the league.

The 27-year-old also led the Netherlands to the Nations League final but lost to Portugal. Van Dijk posted an emotional message regarding the season where he claimed that winning the Champions League was a dream.

The Liverpool centre-back added that he is looking forward to more success with club and country, and thanked the fans for their support.

Van Dijk turns Liverpool around

The Dutch defender has been one of the best signings we have made in the Premier League era. His presence at the back has transformed our defence and the defender barely seems ruffled when the opposition attack.

Liverpool did not have a great defence during the first two years of Jurgen Klopp’s tenure but Van Dijk has made us incredibly difficult to break down.

The Dutchman doesn’t make mistakes at the back too, and he should be set for several great years at Anfield. As the defender goes away on a break, many Liverpool fans shared their love for the 27-year-old on Twitter.

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