Liverpool ‘nonetheless leading the race for Jude Bellingham’
Liverpool are reportedly nonetheless firmly at the head of the queue for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham.
The 19-year-old is extensively anticipated to depart BVB throughout the upcoming market, with Liverpool, Manchester City and Real Madrid considered the three favourites for the midfielder.
A current report claimed that Manchester United have been additionally in the operating for the England worldwide, with the Crimson Devils trying to usher in a big-money central midfielder this summer time.
Real Madrid are believed to have lately made contact with Bellingham’s camp to debate a change to Bernabeu throughout the upcoming market, with Carlo Ancelotti‘s facet decided to win the race for his signature.
Liverpool’s struggles throughout the 2022-23 marketing campaign had led to claims that the Reds might wrestle to tempt the former Birmingham City teen to Anfield later this 12 months.
Nonetheless, based on Soccer Insider, Liverpool stay Bellingham’s first-choice vacation spot throughout the summer time switch window.
The report claims that the Englishman has nonetheless not determined whether or not he will likely be leaving BVB in the upcoming market, with the midfielder making ready to fulfill with the German membership throughout the worldwide break.
Dortmund allegedly need in extra of £130m for the teen, and Liverpool are stated to be ready to fulfill the asking value with a purpose to win the race for his providers.
Bellingham is alleged to favour a transfer to Anfield over every other vacation spot, even when Jurgen Klopp‘s facet fail to qualify for the 2023-24 Champions League.
The midfielder has made 34 appearances for Dortmund in all competitions throughout the 2022-23 marketing campaign, scoring 10 targets and registering six assists.
Bellingham has 4 targets and 4 assists in 24 Bundesliga outings this time period, whereas he netted 4 targets and registered one help in seven appearances in the Champions League.
The teen has greater than two years left to run on his contract at BVB, however the membership are considered ready to make him the highest-paid participant of their historical past to maintain maintain of him.
Liverpool have been knocked out of the Champions League by Real Madrid final week, which means that they might want to safe a top-four end in the Premier League desk with a purpose to qualify for subsequent season’s European Cup.
Klopp’s facet are presently sixth in the division, seven factors behind fourth-placed Tottenham Hotspur with two video games in hand on the North London membership.