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“Red Bull gives you Wingers”, “Will be Firmino 2.0” – Liverpool fans excited about Champions League star possibly joining in the winter window

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Takumi Minamino

Twitter goes crazy as James Pearce claims Liverpool are set to sign Takumi Minamino

Takumi Minamino has been one of the most impressive players in Europe this season.

The Japanese star has seven goals and three assists for RB Salzburg this season and scored against us at Anfield.

The 24-year-old can play out on the wing or as a False 9 and seems set for a big move away.

Takumi Minamino
Takumi Minamino has been excellent for RB Salzburg this season (Image credit: Getty)

James Pearce of the Athletic tweeted that Minamino is a target for the Reds. The journalist claimed Serie A and Bundesliga clubs were also keen on the Japanese while Manchester United are keeping tabs on the star.

Pearce added that Minamino would be available for a paltry release clause of £7.25m too.

The former Liverpool Echo journalist added that the Reds could sign the Japanese star in January too.

Fans excited with possible signing

The attacking-midfielder impressed in the Champions League and put up a great showing against us.

Minamino could be the extra boost we need as Liverpool chase the Premier League crown and other titles too.

The Reds aren’t known for making big moves in January, but a cut-price deal for the 24-year-old might be too hard to resist.

Minamino would provide cover for several positions in the Liverpool attack, and it will be interesting to see if this deal is announced soon.

Many fans were excited at the possible signing in January, and here are some of their reactions from Twitter.

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One of Jurgen Klopp’s early signings could leave Liverpool in the summer

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Georginio Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum could leave Liverpool in the summer

Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum could leave Liverpool in the summer transfer window. (h/t Athletic)

The 29-year-old’s contract expires in the summer of 2021. With just 18 months left, Liverpool could cash in for the player this summer. (h/t Metro)

The Dutchman is one of Jurgen Klopp’s earliest signings at Liverpool. Wijnaldum has thrived since his arrival from Newcastle in the summer of 2016.

Wijnaldum has made 166 appearances for the Reds and has notched up 16 goals. Two of them in the famous comeback against Barcelona in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Semi-finals at Anfield.

Georginio Wijnaldum

Having signed nobody for the first team the previous summer, the club has been busy extending the contracts of important players and staff and are keen to retain the spine of a championship-winning squad that is still in its prime.

Liverpool are looking into devising a fresh and lucrative deal for the Dutchman and would also be happy to retain his services for another 18months before his current deal expires. (h/t Daily Mail)

Other alternatives include getting the best out the player for the remainder of his contract at the club or to sell the player next summer and receive a large fee by inciting a bidding war.

The player is said to have potential suitors from Spain and Italy with other Premiership clubs also interested. (h/t Daily Mail)

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A versatile midfielder who can play in a variety of positions, Wijnaldum has been an important cog in the Liverpool side that became European and World Champions. His ball retention and versatility make him a valuable asset to

Wijnaldum was one of the seven Liverpool players who was shortlisted for the Balon Dor in 2019.

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Liverpool complete deal for 21-year-old starlet from the Championship

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Liverpool complete deal for youngster Joe Hardy from Brentford

Liverpool have completed the signing of Joe Hardy from Brentford. (h/t Standard)

Hardy had previously been at Manchester City before moving to Brentford in 2016. He made 80 appearances for the Brentford B team and has scored 40 goals. (h/t Mirror)

The youngster, who hails from Wirral, has secured a dream move to Liverpool in spite of not making a single first-team appearance for the Bees.

Joe Hardy

Brentford B boss Neil MacFarlane believes that Hardy’s move to Liverpool will only help the player.

“He’s perhaps come to the end of his time with the club in terms of the strategy, and to go to a club the size of Liverpool can only be good for him. “

“The club are flying at the moment, they’re European champions, and potential Premier League winners, so being in and around that environment can only be good for Joe.”

Hardy is likely to link up with Neil Critchley’s Under-23 squad for the second half of the season.

With Rhian Brewster set to leave on loan and Paul Glatzel out injured, Hardy is likely to find game time easy to come for the Liverpool U23s.

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Hardy is Liverpool’s second signing of the window after Takumi Minamino from RB Salzburg.

The Liverpool U23s are fourth in the PL2 Division 1 standing. They next face Athletic Club U23s in the Premier League International Cup on 9 January.

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Liverpool on alert as La Liga powerhouse set to be sold in the summer

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Liverpool on alert as Barcelona are open to selling Ousmane Dembele

Liverpool are one of the clubs on alert after learning that Ousmane Dembele is up for sale, according to El Desmarque (h/t Express).

The 22-year-old Frenchman moved to the Catalans from Borussia Dortmund but has struggled for consistency.

Ousmane Dembele
Ousmane Dembele has struggled at Barcelona (Image credit: Getty)

Dembele has also had his disciplinary issues with the Catalans, and the report claims that Barcelona want to sell the Frenchman in the summer.

The 22-year-old hasn’t played consistently for the Catalan giants and his last appearance came in November against his former club.

Other parties keen on Dembele

Chelsea and Manchester United are also keen on the attacker, but the Premier League trio will have to spend big to land Dembele (h/t Express).

Barcelona bought the Frenchman for £120m in 2017 but Dembele is now valued at £85m (h/t Express).

Juventus, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are also keen on the 22-year-old (h/t Express), and it will be interesting to see if Dembele is on the move in the summer.

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Mohamed Salah celebrates with Jordan Henderson (L) after scoring against Tottenham (Image credit: Getty)

Liverpool didn’t spend much at the start of this season but could do with quality cover for Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.

Xherdan Shaqiri has had his injury problems this season too. The Reds cannot rely on Divock Origi and Harvey Elliott to cover our first-team attackers.

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Dembele does have an attitude problem, however, Jurgen Klopp can get the best out of anyone and turn things around for the Frenchman.

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