At Empire of the Kop, we understand Liverpool are quite close to signing Leon Goretzka, Schalke’s German international midfielder.
The 22-year-old is not signing a new deal on his Schalke contract which expires next summer, meaning he’s available for clubs outside of the Bundesliga to freely approach.
Bild have confirmed we’re close to Goretzka, who could be the next exciting Liverpool signing following the £75m Virgil van Dijk deal.
The player himself hinted at a move a while back, posting a snap of himself watching Liverpool play at Anfield, with the telltale ‘eyes emoji’!
With Emre Can likely to leave on a free, it’ll be fantastic to secure Goretzka as his replacement. He’s probably a better player, anyway.