Jude Bellingham is interested in a move to Liverpool at the end of next season, according to reliable journalist Neil Jones.
The Lowdown: Bellingham links ongoing
The 18-year-old is arguably one of the most exciting young players in the world currently, making waves at Borussia Dortmund and already winning 15 caps for England.
Bellingham has been endlessly linked with a move to Liverpool in recent months, with the transfer seemingly a match made in heaven for all parties – the player himself even idolises Reds legend Steven Gerrard.
It looks unlikely that he will join the Reds in 2022, however, with Dortmund unwilling to lose him and Erling Haaland in the same transfer window.
The Latest: Jones drops key update
Writing for Goal on Monday, Jones claimed that Bellingham ‘would be more than interested in a move to Merseyside’ next summer.
It is stated that he will ‘almost certainly leave’ at that point, although Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid are also mentioned as possible suitors.
The Verdict: Move feels likely
Some transfers just feel more logical and likely than others and this is the case when it comes to Bellingham, with the Englishman and Liverpool such a perfect fit.
The Reds will be crying out for a new central midfielder in 12 months’ time, especially with Jordan Henderson turning 33 at that point, and the Dortmund man has all the attributes required to be sensational for a Jurgen Klopp team.
Tall, powerful, elegant on the ball and versatile, Bellingham has been described as a ‘scary’ talent by Jack Grealish, and is someone who could potentially be one of the greatest midfielders on the planet eventually – he was crowned the best wonder-kid in football back in March.
Liverpool must do all they can to acquire his signature in 2023, in what could be a truly significant signing.
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