Liverpool join Tottenham in bid to sign Frank Kessie
After a disappointing campaign in the recently concluded campaign, it is widely believed that the Reds will be looking to bolster their squad in the upcoming transfer window in order to challenge again on all fronts from next season.
Jurgen Klopp appears to be prioritizing revamping the engine room this summer, with the Germany boss hoping to keep Naby Keita, Alex Olaxlade-Chamberlain and James Milner out of the club Signed three new midfielders.
Liverpool are reportedly getting closer to signing Alexis McAllister, with suggestions the Merseyside club will turn their attention to buying two other midfielders after signing the South American Enter the players.
Manu Kone and Khephren Thuram have recently been tipped to be big targets for Liverpool, but Kessie is now emerging as a key option.
According to reports Fichayes, Barcelona could sell the Ivory Coast international this summer after the midfielder struggled to establish himself on his La Liga debut.
The report further claims that Liverpool have shown “the greatest interest” in signing the 26-year-old, with the Merseyside club likely to step up their efforts to sign the African in the coming days.
Fichayes Also says Liverpool are ready to spend £26m[€30m] To sign Casey this summer, Barcelona will accept the offer if the Anfield club submit it. As such, it appears Liverpool will be able to broker a deal for the African if they choose to formalize their interest.
However, previously suggestion Tottenham plan to bolster their engine room this summer and see Casey as an ideal fit. They could therefore take a concrete approach to signing him in the off-season, in which case Liverpool would face stiff competition from Spurs to complete any potential deal for the Ivorian.
Kessie can play anywhere in the middle of the park. He’s dynamic, skilled, can run the ball between the lines, takes the penalty well, works really hard without the ball and contributes well defensively.
The Barcelona star is an immensely talented player and if any club were able to sign him in the upcoming transfer window, he would certainly strengthen Liverpool or Tottenham’s midfield.