Fabinho has moved to Saudi Arabia, where he was not expected, and the only player who can play anchor is young midfielder Stefan Bajcetic, and although Alexis Mac Allister and Thiago Alcantara are not incapable of doing so, the physical weakness must be felt.
Liverpool, which gave top priority to reinforce Southampton midfielder Romeo Lavia, suddenly flirted with Moises Caicedo. They reached an inter-club agreement with Brighton, but the player turned them down, and while they were doing so, Chelsea reached an agreement with Southampton and prepared the contract documents and medical.
The young midfielder was said to be prioritizing playing at Anfield, but recent information suggests that the player, not wanting to prolong his departure any further, is leaning toward a move to Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool has also made an offer that exceeds Chelsea’s, but it appears that they will miss out on their main target as well.
According to the TheSecretScout, Liverpool, who may not be able to land Caicedo or Lavia, have also made contact with other targets, and have made inquiries to Real Madrid to explore the possibility of landing Aurélien Tchouaméni and Federico Valverde, among others.
“Understand Liverpool have enquired about the situation of Aurelien Tchouameni and Federico Valverde.”
“As Moses Caicedo and Romeo Lavia look set to join Chelsea.”
“Real Madrid midfielders are of serious interest to Liverpool. Spanish club likely to make one available.”
🚨Understand Liverpool have enquired about the situation of Aurelien Tchouameni and Federico Valverde.— TheSecretScout (@TheSecretScout_) August 14, 2023
As Moses Caicedo and Romeo Lavia look set to join Chelsea #CFC
Real Madrid midfielders are of serious interest to Liverpool. Spanish club likely to make one available #LFC… pic.twitter.com/gpHU6dD4UL
They were rejected by French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni during last summer’s transfer window, and with it only being his first season in the Spanish capital, it is unlikely that he will be open to a move this summer.
As for Federico Valverde, Jude Bellingham has joined the club, but he is a valuable member of the team, and it remains to be seen how much potential he has.
Will Liverpool be successful in acquiring a new defensive midfielder?