What Liverpool have now decided about Luis Diaz as Reds post £42m bid

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Liverpool still value Luis Diaz and are understood to be planning with the Colombian for the next campaign.

This comes despite some degree of uncertainty over his future amid reported interest from Barcelona and PSG.

The Athletic now reports that the Reds would ‘expect a significant fee’ for the left-sided winger ‘to even consider a sale’ at this stage.

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Diaz registered 18 goal contributions in 51 games (across all competitions) as Jurgen Klopp guided Liverpool back into the top four spots in his final season in charge.

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Should Liverpool sell Luis Diaz this summer?

EAST HARTFORD, CT – JUNE 15: Luis Diaz #7 of Colombia warms up before their international friendly match against Bolivia at Pratt & Whitney Stadium on June 15, 2024 in Hartford, Connecticut.(Photo By Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

There’s a very real debate to be had about Luis Diaz’s long-term future. On the one hand, the 27-year-old is dynamic and exciting to watch. On the other, one can’t help but notice the lack of goals he’s registered from the left flank.

It’s worth pointing out that the former FC Porto man was forced to go through great personal turmoil in 2023/24 after his father was kidnapped.

If anything then, the case could be made that the quality of performance he delivered at times last term was remarkable in light of the personal stress and strain he was put under.

The only question that remains is whether we’ve seen the absolute best of Diaz at L4.

If there’s another level to come from Luchito – we’re very much open to seeing it.

Elsewhere: Liverpool allegedly place £42m Yoro bid

Leny Yoro of Lille – (Photo by SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP via Getty Images)

Mundo Deportivo (via The Standard) report that Liverpool had a £42m bid for Leny Yoro rejected.

If the report is close to the mark, we’re far from surprised given the mounting interest in the Frenchman’s services this summer.

The 18-year-old is understood to be particularly keen on a switch to the Bernabeu. Though, it remains to be seen whether Real Madrid will stump up the cash to land the centre-back before his contract expires in 2025.

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  1. You don’t get many players who can dribble as well as Luis Diaz. After watching the recent matches at Euro 2024, I can’t find one who can bring the ball up to the box as well as him. Why there are still frequent suggestions to sell him? Give the new coach the chance to tap into his ability.

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