Liverpool are aiming to sign a “sensational” striker next summer, with a report revealing their club are now preparing to let him go.
Who did Liverpool sign in January?
With Mohamed Salah’s long-term future at Anfield uncertain, coupled with keen interest from Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad, Liverpool have begun looking at potential replacements and they could make a move. West’s move to recruit Jarrod Bowen Ham United.
Journalist Neil Jones recently revealed that the England international is a player the Red Devils are “keeping an eye on”, and he impressed for the Hammers at Anfield last weekend, scoring their only goal for the side in a 3-1 score against Jurgen Klopp’s team.
Amid doubts over Salah’s future on Merseyside, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano predicts a number of wingers will be linked with a move to Anfield in the coming months, saying:
“I think we will see more wingers heading towards Liverpool due to the Mo Salah situation. We hope the Saudis will come back to buy Salah in 2024. For now, it’s not something concrete yet. Nothing happened, but I still think in 2024 they will try again and it will be normal to see a lot of links.”
According to reports from Spain (via The Hard Tackle), Liverpool are also interested in signing Juventus star Federico Chiesa, and they have now received a potential boost in their pursuit of the Italian. . Previously, Juventus were unwilling to let the winger leave, however, due to the current financial situation, they are willing to accept his departure for the right price and they have priced him is 70 million euros (£61). million). .
However, the Red Devils are not the only club keeping an eye on the 25-year-old, with Atletico Madrid and Chelsea also interested, so there could be stiff competition for his signature. The report states that any transfer would likely take place during the summer transfer window, rather than January, which could be ideal for Liverpool if they decide to sign Salah next summer.
How good is Federico Chiesa?
Juventus will certainly be disappointed to have to consider selling the striker, as he has had a great start to the Serie A season, with 4 goals and 1 assist in the first 6 matches.
Hailed as “sensational” by the media, the Italian international ranked in the 97th percentile for assists per 90 minutes over the past year, compared to his peers in the same position and in the 94th percentile for assists per 90 minutes over the past year. ability to intervene successfully, demonstrating his dribbling ability.
Not only that, the former Fiorentina man is extremely versatile, having played on both flanks and up front several times throughout his career, although he often played on the right. Of course, few Liverpool fans want to part ways with Salah, with the 31-year-old showing he is still in top form heading into the Premier League season, but Chiesa could be a solid replacement if needed. The club decided. get cash.