Liverpool willing to sell five-goal soon to be free agent in January to avoid repeat of Wijnaldum exit circumstances – report

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Liverpool are reportedly willing to part ways with Divock Origi in the winter window in order to avoid losing the Belgian on a free transfer in the summer.

The Serie A outfit has apparently been involved in talks with the 26-year-old’s camp over the possibility of a mid-season switch, as reported by Italian outlet Il Tempo (via The Laziali).

The former Lille frontman has enjoyed a respectable campaign for the Merseysiders this term, registering seven goal contributions in 10 games (across all competitions).

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Given the fact that we’ll be forced to navigate potentially much of the January period without Mo Salah and Sadio Mane – who have linked up with their respective national sides ahead of the AFCON – it seems rather unlikely that an early attacker sale will be sanctioned.

The striker has proved to be the perfect bench option this time around following a disappointing 2020/21 season and will more than likely get his chances to impress whilst our first-choice options are away.

The timing of a potential sale, even with the serious risk of losing Origi on a free, just wouldn’t make any sense as things stand.

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