Liverpool backed to sign midfielder – Spaniard addresses rumours – Liverpool in talks with 17-assists star
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Mount’s deal expires in just over 18 months and his situation has prompted clubs to check whether he could be lured away from Stamford Bridge.
The 23-year-old has been in discussions with Chelsea since the summer and, with no sign of a breakthrough, and now there is reports that he has rejected the latest offer from the club.
Now the Daily Mail. has claimed that Mount apparently seeks parity with fellow England star Raheem Sterling and has rejected the latest offer from the Blues – reported to be around the £300,000-a-week mark.
Now – amid all the speculation – Paul Robinson has come out and claimed that Liverpool have a very good chance of completing a deal for the midfielder.
Robinson told Football Insider: “Players of Mount’s ilk do not come around very often.
“Look, Chelsea will be desperate to keep hold of him so they will struggle to get him. There is also an emotional connection between the player and Chelsea.
“Realistically, can I see it happening? No. Would it benefit Liverpool? Yes, hugely.
“Financially it would have to be a big offer, even if he gets into the last 12 months of his contract. Chelsea will fight tooth and nail to keep him. It would take a huge fee.”
Mount is a very impressive and it was a shock to see that he has rejected the latest offer from Chelsea.
But if he were to sign for any club – Liverpool would be a very good move for the man – he could thrive under Jurgen Klopp
Asensio message –
Asensio joined Real Madrid from Real Mallorca in 2014 and has taken in 250 appearances for the Blancos – scoring 52 goals recorded and collecting three La Liga titles and three Champions League crowns.
Howver – there has been alot of speculation about his future at the club and whether or not he is part of Carlo Ancelotti’s long-term plans – which has alerted a number of top level clubs.
It is no secret that Liverpool are massive fans of the man and have been linked with a move for the last few transfer windows -and it was believed that they would get a chance to sign the Spaniard in January or at the end of the season.
However – it seems that Asensio has other plans and has revealed that he wants to renew his contract with the La Liga Champions.
PSV fear their star forward and Liverpool target Cody Gakpo will depart in the January transfer window
Man United – along with the likes of Chelsea and Liverpool were just there three clubs most linked with a transfer move – but despite all the hype and all the speculation – he stayed at PSV.
However – he is widely tipped to leave the Dutch giants in the next couple of transfer windows – and there is all sorts of speculation about his future and where he could end up.
The 23-year-old has nine goals and 17 assists in 13 league outings and has been named Eredivisie Player of the Month for September and October.
He has already netted for the Dutch at the World Cup – with his header late in the game against Senegal giving his side a vital three points.
A recent report from Italian outlet Calciomercato, Liverpool have made contact with the Dutch outfit over a potential transfer deal for Gakpo.
The report also adds that the Premier League giants have been informed that the prolific attacker it would cost €45-€50 million to sign him in January after the Dutchman’s sensational start to the current season.
Now – according to ed.nl. the Dutch giants fear that Gakpo will leave in January and the reports add that PSV will up their asking price after the World Cup.
Look – despite the poor start to the new season from Liverpool fc they are still one of the biggest clubs in world football – so if they really want Gakpo – he would not need much persuading about making a move to Anfield
The lad has bags of potential and needs to make the right career choices – but who else is better to work under than Klopp? One of the best managers in the game right now