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Liverpool star could leave in January amidst Chinese and MLS interest

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Adam Lallana garners interest from MLS and Chinese clubs

Chinese and MLS clubs are interested in Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, according to the Telegraph.

The 31-year-old has been on the periphery of the Liverpool first-team but has started a few games for us this season.

Lallana has had his injury troubles over the past couple of years and only started five Premier League games for the Reds last season.

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Jurgen Klopp and Adam Lallana at Old Trafford

The Englishman is out of a contract at the end of the season. However, the report claims that he could be on the move in January should there be concrete interest from clubs.

Lallana will be offered a new deal by Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp admires his versatility and leadership, however, he would be offered a longer deal should he move away from Anfield (h/t Telegraph).

The 31-year-old has already played an important part for us this season by scoring the equaliser in the draw against Manchester United. The midfielder has been used in the Carabao Cup regularly, and started in our 2-1 win over Aston Villa too.

Lallana’s time up at Anfield?

Liverpool could use Lallana’s experience in the team but only if he remains fit for the majority of the campaign.

The Englishman’s injury record hasn’t been great in recent years, and it will be interesting to see what the future holds for him.

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Adam Lallana scores his first goal of the season against Manchester United

Liverpool have a lot of competition for midfield slots currently, and Marko Grujic is impressing at Hertha Berlin on loan.

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita are higher up the pecking order than Lallana, but they don’t start regularly under Klopp either.

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French World Cup winner expresses admiration for relentless Liverpool side

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French superstar Kylian Mbappe amazed by ‘very good’ Liverpool

French superstar Kylian Mbappe has expressed his admiration for Liverpool amidst rumours linking him with a summer move to Anfield. (h/t Express)

The 21-year-old is the best young player on the planet and has expressed his admiration for Liverpool’s title charge this season.

Calling the Reds a ‘machine’, Mbappe has been impressed by Liverpool’s ability to attain a winning rhythm one match after the other. (h/t BBC)

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Kylian Mbappe was PSG’s top scorer in the previous campaign (Image credit: Getty)

Mbappe was full of praise for the Merseysiders’ focus as they extended their unbeaten run in the league to 39 games.

The Liverpool faithful will be pleased to see the attention they have got from the French striker. Mbappe continues to be linked to Liverpool in spite of Jurgen Klopp labelling the player too expensive. (h/t Times)

Mbappe, however, chose to remain coy on his future and went on to assert his commitment to helping PSG win titles this season.

“At the end of the season, we will see. But now I’m focused on my game.”

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Liverpool are 16 points clear at the top with a game in hand and look set to end the 30-year wait for the league title. The Reds have already crowned themselves World Champions are on course for a treble. With the Reds going from strength to strength; it is no surprise that we are grabbing the attention of talents such as Mbappe.

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Liverpool open to selling this first-team star for €30m in the summer

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Liverpool are open to selling Xherdan Shaqiri in the summer

According to trusted Liverpool journalist James Pearce, Liverpool are open to selling Xherdan Shaqiri in the summer transfer window.

The Swiss international is reportedly a target for both AS Roma and Sevilla. Pearce goes on to say that Liverpool will dismiss any approach to loan the player this month but are willing to sanction a move away in the summer for a reported €30million.

Jurgen Klopp had already confirmed that no first-team player will leave the club this January as Liverpool look on course to win their first league title in 30 years. (h/t Express)

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Xherdan Shaqiri has struggled for game time this season (Image credit: Getty)

Shaqiri has been beset by injuries and has played a marginal role at Liverpool this season. The Swiss winger has made just 9 appearances for the Reds this season. (h/t Whoscored) Liverpool signing Takumi Minamino is also likely to further limit his time on the pitch.

Even when fit, the 28-year-old has found playtime hard to come by bringing into question, his future at the club. Liverpool also rejected approaches from Roma and AC Milan to take the player on loan this month.

With € 30 million considered to be enough for Liverpool to sell, it will represent a good profit for the Reds who signed Shaqiri for € 14.7 million in the summer of 2018. (h/t Transfermarkt)

Shaqiri played a key role in Liverpool’s success in 2018-19 and was an important rotation player. He famously came in for an injured Mohamed Salah as Liverpool overcame a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona in the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League.

The winger now has half a season to audition himself for prospective suitors in the summer and given his quality he shouldn’t have any problems in doing so.

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Shaqiri is a regular in the Swiss international team and has made 82 appearances for his country. He was nominated for the UEFA Nations League team of the tournament in 2019.

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Isaac Christie-Davies ‘s loan at Cercle Brugge cut short by injury

Youngster Isaac Christie-Davies ‘s loan at Belgian club Cercle Brugge has been cut short due to injury. (h/t Liverpool Echo)

The 22-year-old had joined the Belgian first division club earlier this month on a loan deal until the end of the season. Unfortunately for the youngster, his prospects of first-team football have been cut short due to a knee injury sustained in training.

Isaac Christie-Davies

The player under a successful surgery and posted on Instagram vowing to come back stronger. Christie-Davies was yet to have made his debut for Brugge.

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The 22-year-old joined Liverpool from Chelsea and made his debut last month in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals against Aston Villa.

Christie-Davies would have been the third Liverpool to head out on loan this month after Rhian Brewster and Nathaniel Phillips.

A versatile midfielder, the Welsh youth international is equally adept in central and left midfield. He can also play a more attacking central role with ease.

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Although born in Brighton, Christie-Davies has represented the Wales Under-21 side 2 times, since making his debut in 2018.

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