Liverpool defender Joe Gomez is reportedly set to be supplied a brand new contract amid curiosity from a quartet of Premier League golf equipment.
The England defender has been linked with plenty of golf equipment after failing to win an everyday beginning spot this season, with the likes of Newcastle, Tottenham, Leicester and West Ham all rumoured to be trying to strike a deal.
Nevertheless, the Liverpool Echo states the versatile centre-back is more likely to be handed a brand new deal to remain put.
Gomez has largely figured at right-back when he has performed for the Reds this time period. Nevertheless, his choice stays to play as a central defender.
However with Trent Alexander-Arnold nailed down as Jurgen Klopp’s starter at right-back and Virgil Van Dijk, Joel Matip and Ibrahima Konate forward of him within the centre-back stakes it was thought that Gomez would look to maneuver on this summer season.
Certainly, the previous Charlton man nonetheless needs a return to the England obligation for the Qatar World Cup. Nevertheless, he’s totally conscious that to try this he have to be taking part in commonly.
That’s the place speak of an exit emanated from, with Aston Villa initially the favourites for a deal.
In accordance with the Echo, Liverpool’s thought course of round preserving Gomez boils all the way down to his versatility.
Protecting the 24-year-old means Liverpool would not have to purchase a backup for Alexander-Arnold. However his adaptability additionally means he can play centrally if required.
Certainly, Gomez was excellent deputising for Alexander-Arnold within the 1-0 win at Newcastle final month.
In whole he performed 141 occasions for the Reds and is but to attain his first objective.
Gomez determination a blow for Newcastle
Gomez staying put will come as massive blow to Newcastle particularly. Certainly, Eddie Howe needs to strengthen his backline subsequent summer season.
The defender was earmarked to make the swap to St James’ Park, however the Magpies will now need to look elsewhere.
It now stays to be seen how a lot recreation time Gomez will get within the run-in. Certainly, there have been some solutions he might even play within the Champions League ultimate towards Actual Madrid to try to reduce the specter of flying winger Vinicius Jr.
That may be a troublesome name for Klopp although, leaving out Trent Alexander-Arnold’s high quality on possession for the higher defender.
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