Premier League champions Liverpool are reportedly keeping tabs on Lens central defender Loic Bade.
It has been reported that there are a lot of clubs who are monitoring the central defender and that Liverpool are one of the sides who are looking at the 20-year-old Frenchman.
Should Liverpool sign Loic Bade?
Liverpool carefully watching Bade
French outlet Le10Sport have claimed that multiple major clubs are looking at Bade right now and the any of them could look to make a move for the 20-year-old in the coming months. The article confirms interest from Milan and also stated that Jurgen Klopp’s men are ‘carefully’ watching the Frenchman at this time.
The Red are said to be active behind the scenes, when it comes to Bade and they are reported to be keeping tabs on his progress at Ligue 1 side Lens. The article goes on to state that Bade could become a highly prized asset in the coming months, if he keeps his performances going in the current campaign.
Bade’s current contract at Lens runs out in the summer of 2023, he joined the club in 2020 itself. He has made 16 appearances for the side this season, picking up a rating of 7.02 for his performances in the league campaign. He is currently valued at £5.40m.
Bade could be a good signing for Liverpool
For players who have played over 1000 minutes in Ligue 1, Bade has made the highest number of ball recoveries this season – 214. He also has an aerial duel success rate of 71.6 percent, which is in the top 20 for players who have played over 1000 minutes in Ligue 1 (as per FBRef).
That is a sign of the fact that Bade is an impressive talent at 20 and has had a pretty good campaign. Considering his age, he could still improve in the future and signing him may not be a bad thing at all for the Reds.
In other news, many Liverpool fans have reacted to an update about their central defender – read more here.
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