Liverpool fans in the Transfer Tavern are hoping Jurgen Klopp lands some exciting signings this summer but they’ve received a blow in their quest to land one promising asset.
TalkSport, reporting via L’Equipe, state Atletico Madrid are rivalling Liverpool in the transfer market for Monaco’s highly-rated winger Thomas Lemar, who could be subject to a transfer worth around £10m this summer.
The 20-year-old, who has been capped by France at U21 level, has enjoyed a tremendous campaign in Ligue 1 this season, scoring five goals and weighing in with three assists for the French prinicipality side.
However, Monaco’s financial situation and they fact they missed out on a group-stage spot in the Champions League next season means the French side are open to doing business if their £10m valuation is met.
Atletico have a strong record with young players, whilst Jurgen Klopp can also boast a similar record, and it could come down to which side can offer more regular first-team opportunities, which our landlord
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believe hands Liverpool the advantage.
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