Liverpool have been advised by former defender Glen Johnson to contemplate signing Declan Rice or Nico Barella as a substitute of Borussia Dortmund ace Jude Bellingham.
The Reds are linked with a transfer for Bellingham however it’s reported that Dortmund are unwilling to promote this summer time having already let Erling Haaland be a part of Manchester Metropolis.
With the likes of Jordan Henderson, Thiago Alcantara and James Milner all of their mid-to-late thirties, the Reds might want to replenish their inventory of midfielders eventually, particularly with doubts over the futures of the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita.
Jurgen Klopp held an curiosity in signing French 21-year-old Aurelien Tchouameni this summer time, however Actual Madrid ultimately secured his signature by agreeing to pay a price of round £85m to AS Monaco.
For Johnson, if Liverpool are going to enter the marketplace for a brand new midfielder, West ham United captain Rice ought to be on the high of their procuring listing.
“Proper now I’d go for Declan Rice,” Johnson advised GGRecon.
“In a few 12 months’s time, Jordan Henderson might do what Sadio Mane has completed and depart, I believe that Declan would match that position completely.”
“I do suppose he can be an excellent addition. To attain objectives and seize assists isn’t simple, regardless of the very fact he hasn’t completed it within the Premier League.”
“When any individual’s technically superb and may both rating or help a objective often, then you definitely don’t anticipate them to wrestle. The extra gamers on the pitch that may assist contribute in direction of a objective is nice for the squad.”
Liverpool have already introduced in Fulham’s Fabio Carvalho and Benfica’s Darwin Nunez this summer time, and are broadly anticipated to have already accomplished their incoming switch enterprise.