I wanted to stay here…Khéphren Thuram, who has been linked with a move to Liverpool, expresses his feelings

I wanted to stay here...Khéphren Thuram, who has been linked with a move to Liverpool, expresses his feelings Transfers

Liverpool, aiming to rebuild its midfielders, acquired Argentine midfielder Alexis Mac Allister from Brighton as the transfer window opened. The team then welcomed Dominik Szoboszlai and a number of other midfielders.

During the summer transfer period, France U-21 midfielder Khéphren Thuram of Nice was also a prime target, and for a long time it was discussed that Liverpool might move for him.

As a result, the 22-year-old midfielder remained in France, but he expressed his feelings at the time that his priority was to remain with the club.

“I think I’ve started the season well. The team has of course had a very good start to the season. I have developed aspects of my game. Regarding what happened in the transfer window, I decided to stay.”

“I wanted to continue to progress at Nice, and progress as a player at this club. Honestly, it made me happy to be linked to all these clubs left, right and centre. It shows I’m doing the right things but as I said, I knew I wanted to stay here.”

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In addition to his well-developed physique, his father and older brother are also soccer players in his family, giving him a high level of athleticism. In addition to his role as a defensive midfielder, he can also play as a central midfielder, and he ticked many of the boxes that Liverpool were looking for.

The young midfielder, who was briefly considered a close acquisition by the French U-21 national team and is now the subject of interest by Juventus, where his father also spent time, has been in good form this season, making nine regular appearances and helping his club remain unbeaten.

With a contract that runs through 2025, he is close to making the next step up in his career. Which club will he join in his career?