Liverpool are reportedly set to utilise Fabio Carvalho in the forward line for the upcoming season.
Paul Joyce noted in The Times that the Reds see the former Fulham prodigy’s long-term future resting in the middle of the park, though the short-term call could have serious consequences for the club’s summer transfer plans.
Able to play on the wings, if needed, the 19-year-old could provide some cover for Luis Diaz on the left-flank – a necessity should Sadio Mane depart as expected – and potentially also for Mo Salah on the opposite side, an area the side is in desperate need of shoring up.
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With links between ourselves and Darwin Nunez, reportedly available for as little as £66m (though Benfica are said to have slapped a significantly higher asking price of £100m on their star man), persisting, it could mean a shifting of priorities to the middle of the park.
Taking into account James Milner’s contract extension and fellow ageing stars in Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara, there’s a clear need to bring down the average age of the midfield just as much as the forward line.
Similar to the front-three, however, potential key targets hardly come cheap, with Aurelien Tchouameni (seemingly Real Madrid-bound) valued at over £50m and long-term target, Jude Bellingham, likely to attract an astronomical fee well in excess of that should we enquire about his services.
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Get Nunez. We’re losing mane , and probally Sala . to stay at the top we need top players .. Nunez will be a star under klopp FSG. Sign him
I’m sure the other top 4 teams will be shaking in their boots with this potential outcome
FSG won’t splash the money to get Nunez ,,, FSG have been very lucky klopp gets the best out of his players, but now the front 3 are 30 years old or more we need to see them investing otherwise it will be utd supporters laughing at us,, FSG are great business people but when it comes to buyers players they won’t spend on the top quality unless they sell a player for big bucks,,
It is very necessary for FSG to ensure Darwin Nunez is brought in this summer to shore up the expected exit of Sadio. Considering the rate at which the other top clubs in the EPL are preparing for next season, we shouldn’t be seen to be lagging. We should bring in this quality player, Darwin, instead of converting players to a position that is not natural to them.