Date revealed: Sunday 2nd August 2020 2:12
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp could possibly be denied the chance to signal a confirmed Premier League striker this summer season.
Switch guru Duncan Castles claims Anfield homeowners, FSG, will baulk on the probability to supply robust competitors for Roberto Firmino.
The Reds secured their maiden Premier League title at a canter, however there stays trigger for concern over Klopp’s squad depth.
Centre-forward is a place of want. Significantly after Firmino endured his worst league goalscoring marketing campaign in his 5 years on the membership.
Wolves frontman Raul Jimenez has been strongly tipped as an possibility for membership, despite Man Utd rumoured to be close to a deal for the attacker.
The Mexican is a confirmed top-flight performer, who has scored 26 objectives in all competitions this season. And in accordance with Castles, Liverpool preserve an ‘curiosity’ within the striker.
Whether or not FSG will sanction a deal after beforehand shying away from Timo Werner stays unclear. And Castles stays uncertain as as to whether Klopp might be given the backing he craves.
Talking on the Switch Window podcast (by way of the Daily Express), Castles mentioned: “I can see why there can be curiosity from Liverpool and the participant due to the best way he has carried out for Wolves.
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“There’s lots of competitors there. He’s first-choice for Juventus in the event that they handle to dump Gonzalo Higuain within the present market place. And lift adequate income from transfers.
“One of many gamers they’re making an attempt to promote and promote to England is Douglas Costa.
“To have the ability to get Jimenez from Wolves, they usually need to put him in an assault alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala which might be entertaining to look at for positive, and scary to defend in opposition to.
“This won’t be an affordable deal. Wolves paid some huge cash for Raul Jimenez to get him from Benfica. He’s paid an excellent wage there.
“They know his worth, they’re a tricky membership to purchase gamers from. I’m unsure whether or not Fenway Sports activities Group are ready to again Klopp. Not within the method which might be required financially to get Jimenez from Wolves.
“Whereas there’s an curiosity, an comprehensible curiosity. It will likely be an fascinating take a look at of how a lot help FSG are ready to provide Klopp going into this subsequent season to defend that Premier League title.”
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