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Liverpool continue to monitor Sporting CP star to kickstart Arne Slot era

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By Sarthak Joshi

Liverpool remains interested in the Sporting Lisbon star to fix their defence after Arne Slot’s arrival

According to the Spanish publications Fichajes, Goncalo Inacio, the rising star of Sporting Lisbon, stands out among the names who have been rumoured to be at Liverpool this summer after the appointment of new incoming coach Arne Slot.

Fichajes further confirms that the Lisbon sensation has an interest in joining Liverpool this summer. A great news for the Reds, as the centre-back was on their target from some time.

Liverpool seems to be in desperate need to bolster their defensive lineup this summer. As it is a crucial area of multiple uncertainties in the Arne Slot era. The Reds believes Inacio would be a fine addition to their lineup.

Liverpool’s defence is a problem since important players like Joel Matip and Virgil van Dijk‘s futures are unclear. Inacio, who is famous for his defensive playmaking skills and ability to release opponent pressure, would be a valuable addition to the English squad.

Slot’s design for the game, which emphasises on defenders who can contribute to both defence and play-building from the back, would work well with Inacio’s skills and abilities.

His signing is made even more appealing by the chance to work alongside emerging talents like Diogo Jota and learn some mature gameplay from more seasoned players like Van Dijk.

Inacio qualities certainly matches with the upcoming boss’s plans

Liverpool certainly is keen on the Lisbon star defender with them being willing to pay his €60 million release clause to secure his services this summer.

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The upcoming era comes with significant changes in the Reds’ staff and squad as well. Liverpool seems to be wanting to adapt to the changes and being ready with bringing in more talented youngsters to the squad that can work well for the club keeping in mind a long-term approach.