Liverpool look to Real Betis full back Junior Firpo for back-up after parting with Alberto Moreno with Reds ‘undismayed’ by £45m buy-out clause
- Liverpool are set to take to the transfer market to bolster their defensive line
- The Reds want full-back cover to replace the recently departed Alberto Moreno
- Liverpool are reportedly eyeing up Real Betis’ 22-year-old Spaniard Junior Firpo
Liverpool have entered the transfer market in search of full-back cover to replace the recently departed Alberto Moreno.
Jurgen Klopp’s side boasted the finest defensive record in the Premier League last season, but the Reds are not resting on their laurels when it comes to recruitment.
Liverpool are eyeing up Real Betis’ 22-year-old Junior Firpo and will not be put off by his lofty £45million buy-out clause, as report the Guardian.
Liverpool are eyeing up Real Betis’ 22-year-old Junior Firpo according to reports
The report claims Liverpool have looked at the pacey defender are a ‘undismayed’ by the price it would take to bring him to Anfield.
Liverpool are set to enter the fresh campaign with Andy Roberton and Trent Alexander-Arnold again leading from the defensive flanks.
The full-backs set records last season with their growing number of assists, while playing a role in helping Liverpool concede the fewest goals in the top flight division (22).
The youngster has impressed in La Liga and holds a £45million release clause in his contract
Meanwhile former Liverpool man Philippe Coutinho looks to be closing in on a move to Paris Saint Germain.
PSG, Manchester United and Chelsea are all interested in the 27-year-old, yet the latter have a transfer ban hanging over them.
French champions PSG are at the front of the queue and are also the player’s preferred destination, according to Mundo Deportivo, who report that he is reluctant to join United after playing for rivals Liverpool.
PSG also have a strong Brazilian contingent, which is said to appeal to Coutinho.