Liverpool are interested in a swoop for Barcelona wonderkid Pedri, as they look to bolster their ranks ahead of next season [Mundo Deportivo via Daily Star].
In need of midfield reinforcements as Dutch midfielder Gini Wijnaldum gets set to depart for Paris St Germain [BBC], the Reds are reportedly keen on acquiring the 18-year-old as a long-term replacement for the former Newcastle United man.
Would Pedri be a good signing for Liverpool?
The Spaniard is rumoured to have a release clause of around £70 million built into his contract [FanNation], sparking rumours that Liverpool could make him the most expensive acquisition in the clubs history after the arrival of Virgil Van Dijk in 2018 [Transfermarkt].
Enjoying a strong first season in La Liga, Pedri made 52 appearances for La Blaugrana in 2020/21 pitching in with 10 goal contributions; four goals and six assists [Transfermarkt].
Upon hearing the news, loads of Liverpool diehards took to Twitter to revel in these latest developments.
Liverpool fans react:
Replying to LFC Transfer Room, here is how some Reds fans summarized their feelings surrounding this latest update:
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