Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign Porto winger Otávio as their summer recruitment drive hots up [A Bola via Rousing The Kop].
Enjoying an impressive 2020/21 season, the Brazilian winger chipped in with 17 goal contributions in 42 fixtures for the Liga NOS runners-up; five goals and 12 assists [Transfermarkt].
Interestingly, reports say that despite the 26-year-old being used prominently as a wide-man, his versatility could see him become a replacement for Georginio Wijnaldum who departed for Paris St Germain last month [Rousing The Kop].
Would Otavio be a good signing for Liverpool?
Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has allegedly made an ‘express request’ to lock up an agreement for Otávio, owing to the fact his release clause of £35 million increases to £51 million by the end of the month [Rousing The Kop].
In light of this, no wonder loads of Liverpool diehards took to Twitter to react to these latest developments.
Liverpool fans react:
Replying to multiple Liverpool fan outlets on Twitter, here is how some fans summarised their feelings upon hearing the latest news:
“He reminds me of Coutinho ngl”
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