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Chelsea join Liverpool in race for 22-year-old African star

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By Shrishh Attavar

Chelsea enter the race for Liverpool target and Ajax star Mohammed Kudus

22-year-old Ghanaian international Mohammed Kudus has caught the attention of top clubs, including Liverpool. However, it has been suggested that Chelsea has entered the race for his signature.

Football.london have claimed Chelsea ‘sound out’ a possible move for Kudus, who also remains admired by Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur alongside Liverpool. The Reds previously saw themselves linked with Kudus, and there was speculation about a potential move to Anfield.

However, it seems that the Reds’ interest in the talented winger has faded, as the links with the player have died down. While Liverpool may not actively pursue him at the moment, it’s worth considering the attributes that make Kudus an intriguing prospect.

Chelsea and Liverpool target Mohammed Kudus.
Chelsea and Liverpool target Mohammed Kudus.

Kudus possesses skills that could fit well within Liverpool’s attacking style. His versatility as a right winger could see him slot in as a suitable understudy to the prolific Mohamed Salah. The ability to operate in multiple positions and provide quality options in the attacking third is essential in Klopp’s system.

Kudus to the Reds?

It’s no surprise that Chelsea has taken notice of Kudus. The young winger has displayed immense talent and potential during his time at Ajax. His flair, pace, and technical ability have made him a standout performer in the Dutch league. With Chelsea’s ambition to strengthen their squad, Kudus could be an attractive target for the London club.

While Liverpool’s interest may have waned for now, it doesn’t rule out the possibility of revisiting the idea of signing Kudus in the future. Transfers can be unpredictable, and circumstances may change in the coming months or seasons.

Mohammed Kudus might be a smart buy for Liverpool.
Mohammed Kudus might be a smart buy for Liverpool.

Liverpool’s attack is already quite potent with Salah, Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz, Darwin Nunez and Cody Gakpo. However, having promising talents like Kudus waiting in the wings can provide healthy competition and depth to the squad.

But we will have to ward off Chelsea, who could use a player like Kudus after Mason Mount’s move to Manchester United. He is a player with a similar profile.

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