It won’t be a crazy winter transfer market…Sports journalist discusses Liverpool’s reinforcement plans

It won't be a crazy winter transfer market...Sports journalist discusses Liverpool's reinforcement plans Transfers

Liverpool revamped its midfielders during this summer’s transfer window. They acquired Alexis Mac Allister, Dominik Szoboszlai, Wataru Endo, and Ryan Gravenberch to bring new life to their midfield.

In addition to the midfielders, the club also targeted left-handed center backs, but ended the summer without acquiring anyone as a result. However, with the long-term departures of Joel Matip and Kostas Tsimikas, strengthening the final line was a necessity.

While other media reported the possibility of acquiring a potential successor to Mohamed Salah as well, Ben Jacobs (sports journalist) denied any big-money reinforcement plans, but stressed that the center backs have been the focus of attention for some time.

“I don’t expect a crazy January for Liverpool. They rarely have one. That’s a compliment because well-run clubs don’t need to tweak too much mid-season.”

“Liverpool had the last laugh over the summer also. There was a lot of headlines written about them pulling out of the race for Jude Bellingham, or failing to land Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia, but the midfield revamp has been fantastic. Alexis Mac Allister was signed for a bargain £35m, Ryan Gravenberch was a long-standing target, Dominik Szoboszlai has taken quickly to the Premier League, and Endo is now finding his form.”

“I think Liverpool are as much summer planning as looking to do anything too significant in January. Jurgen Klopp has already said they won’t necessarily get cover for Joel Matip. Centre-backs are on Liverpool’s radar, though, and have been since the backend of the summer window.”


Although young players such as Jarell Quansah are emerging, Liverpool has been missing many of its mainstay players during the busy season. The possibility of adding new players to the squad in order to fight through the long season cannot be ruled out.

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