Plenty of Liverpool fans have baulked at the price they would apparently need to pay to sign reported transfer target Ismaila Sarr.
The Watford winger, who has been linked with a potential move to Anfield (as per Evening Standard), will seemingly cost prospective suitors at least £40m to sign him. That is according to an update from Guardian Sport’s deputy news editor Ed Aarons, who also claimed on Twitter (via @ed_aarons) that the Hornets had yet to receive any offers for the 22-year-old.
Told that Watford have yet to receive any offers for Ismaila Sarr as yet. Senegal forward could cost £40m+
— Ed Aarons (@ed_aarons) August 18, 2020
Sarr scored six goals, including two against Liverpool in February, and provided six assists for Watford last season but was unable to prevent them from being relegated from the Premier League. The Hertfordshire club had made him their record signing at £30m from Rennes last year and now believe that his value has increased following his performances in the English top flight.
Is £40m a fair price for Ismaila Sarr?
However, with Liverpool having signed the prolific Mohamed Salah from Roma for £36.9m back in 2017, many Reds fans feel that fellow right winger Sarr is overpriced, with one fan branding the £40m valuation as “ludicrous”. Another insisted that “Adama would be better” in reference to Wolves’ Adama Traore, who plays in the same position and ended the season with six goals and 12 assists in all competitions, and who was also linked with a potential move to the Reds.
Check out some of the reaction from the Anfield faithful below:
We should stay well away at that ludicrous price
— Craig (@CraigYB1989) August 18, 2020
Definitely a smokescreen for someone, there’s no way we’re paying anything near £40m https://t.co/pbkPSHu7Lz
— tom (@lfcctom) August 18, 2020
That’ll be why… https://t.co/tEhooRQwrT
— Brad (@_bradlfc) August 18, 2020
The price tag is the reason. Absolutely ridiculous. https://t.co/oBjtKgzVrW
— Josh Braddish (@JoshuaBraddish) August 18, 2020
Don’t want him adama would be better he wouldn’t go AFCON
— Rohan (@heer_rohan) August 18, 2020
— Champions* #19times (@Daredevil_1892) August 18, 2020
Overrated player. I think Klopp won’t sign him
— 🇪🇬 عمرو مش عمر🇪🇬 #ChampionsOfEngland 🏆🥇 🔴 (@ThePharao83) August 18, 2020
This guys is worth 20 at best.
— KC (@Ray_Peest_) August 18, 2020
Liverpool fans, would you like to have Sarr at Anfield? If so, how much should the Reds pay for him? Join in the discussion by commenting below!
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