To say this transfer window has been one of the most action-packed in living memory is an understatement. Two of arguably the greatest players of all time in Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have moved clubs to Manchester United and PSG respectively, due to the superstars that both are, when either moves it isn’t just any old news.
There have been many transfers that have happened in this window, but the examples of Alderwireld and Timouri are just examples of transfers done with minimal fuss and little fan fare.
This season’s transfer window, despite the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic has seen vast sums of money paid for transfers. Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City have spent over £100 million on transfers.
Despite not being in the top six, Arsenal is another club that have also spent heavily in this window The Gunners have spent the most out of all the clubs in the Premier League.
The attention generated from those signings that the traditional members of the top six have made, it can be argued will further cement Arsenal, Chelsea, Man United, Man City and Tottenham as the rightful members of the big six clubs in the Premier League.
What about Liverpool, I hear you ask? Worry not dear reader, this article has been written for you. Ibrahim Konate has been signed from RB Leipzig for £35 million, but he’s been the sole addition for Liverpool this summer. Klopp’s Liverpool who won their 19th domestic league title in the 2019/2020 season have largely had the same squad since their golden period some two three seasons ago.
Key to that trophy-laden period was the famed front three of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firminho and Mohammed Salah. The trio, who have been heralded as one of the most fearsome in Europe, have gained this reputation with merit.
But the harsh story of life is that all things must come to an end, and as much as Jurgen Klopp persists with the trio, it’s clear to see that Diogo Jota (a signing from Wolves) is ready for the first team and arguably Fiirmino is not.
The former Atletico Madrid man Jota has been in great form since arriving at Anfield, but fellow backup forwards Divock Origi and Minamino have struggled for some time.
Having looked into this matter further of their strength in depth, Liverpool’s issues are across the pitch, we’re sorry to say. The Reds, have arguably the best starting eleven in the Premier League, but look below the surface and the Anfield side lack strength in depth. The team here at The Sports Buff takes a look at three signings that Jurgen should make before the transfer window closes.
With The Reds, largely selling before they buy and ensuring they don’t pay over the odds for players, we advise of three potential bargains in this market to be had.
Linked with arch-rivals Manchester United and Real Madrid throughout the summer, Liverpool could do worse than take a chance on the 18-year old Frenchmen.
Ever since breaking through the ranks at Rennes, Camavinga has been impressive for the French side. Good in the tackle and good driving forward, many see Eduardo Camavinga as a defensive midfielder, but a player who can play further up the pitch too., a bit Pogbaesque.
With the six-time European Champions League winners having lost Gini Wijnaldum to PSG for free, then maybe take a chance on the 18-year old who became the youngest scorer for his country?
Manchester United seem to be stalling on doing a deal for the Rennes player who has less than a year on his deal and Real with no money, and looking to spend only on Mbappe then one has to ask Jurgen, why haven’t you spoken to Michael Edwards yet, you need a Gini replacement ?
We think there’s a certain bargain to be had, especially as Rennes wouldn’t want to lose their man for free, come the summer.
Update, Real Madrid have eventually pull their finger out and signed the Rennes man for £27 million.
Camavinga will be a mainstay in Los Blancos’ midfield.
For a list that is full of left-field choices, we admit even this choice is left of left field , but here us out on this one. David Neres, is bar Nicholas Tagliafico, the only survivor of that great Ajax team that was beaten By Tottenham in the semi-finals three seasons ago.
Neres in his pomp was notorious for terrorising the opposition full-backs with his pace and trickery. The Eredivisie defenders had many sleepless nights no doubt after they played the Dutch giants.
The 24-year old has had a serious injury and has had to battle back to form and fitness since those glorious nights , but if history is anything to go by, Ajax tend to be a good side to do business with, unless you’re Barcelona. If the Brazilian comes available, and he might well be due to his injury record and the way Ajax Amsterdam operate, then Jurgen Klopp would do well to get him, especially after repeatedly failing in the pursuit of PSV’s Donyell Malen.
Just like with Camavinga, another one had slipped the net for Liverpool, have signed David Neres for a bargain £20 million.
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Norwich City player Max Aarons who has impressed for The Canaries Norwich could be a good alternative for Trent Alexander Arnold. The 22-year old Alexander Arnold, who is seen as one of the best full-backs in the country and with good reason, could do with some competition for his place.
Liverpool academy graduate Alexander-Arnold, by his own high standards had a really below par season last year, which was worsened by an injury that forced him to miss Euro 2020.
The added rest, it will be hoped will help rejuvenate Trent, who ousted Nathaniel Clyne from right-back all those seasons ago. Aarons, who did attract interest from Spanish giants Barcelona several seasons back, might not come cheap as a Zeki Celik for example, but £35-£40 million which we think the Norwich man would be worth, could be a good price to get him at.
With Liverpool having made a healthy profit on the sales of Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, could do the same with Aarons if the Liverpool owners are bold enough to cough up the cash for The Canaries man .
So there you have it, our list of three Liverpool players that they should sign that you wouldn’t have thought of. Do you agree? Let us know in the comments.