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25/1/2023 | 08:45am
Liverpool are among the prominent pool of suitors considering a swoop for Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Moises Caicedo, who has been a revelation since his introduction to regular Premier League football on the south coast.
With Jurgen Klopp’s Reds failed to unearth the free-flowing cohesion and intoxicating intensity that have so often gone in tandem with the German manager’s footballing philosophy, question marks have been raised high above Anfield with the onus now on finding a solution to steer back on course.
In order to remedy the glaring issues, the overarching consensus is that a midfielder of top-class quality must be clinched to re-establish the stability, and prodigious talent Caicedo has indeed been distinguished, with CBS Sports reporter ben Jacobs confirming the Reds’ interest earlier in January.
Recently Chelsea had a £55m bid for the star rejected, with Albion reluctant to part with their prized asset just yet, touting him at a whopping £75m, and should Liverpool want to clinch his signature, it does appear that they will have to wage transfer war with the opulence of Todd Boehly’s Chelsea.
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The phenom, who Enrico Castro-Montes heralded as “eye-catching” and a “crown-jewel”, has been dubbed a tenacious and ubiquitous presence in midfield; a disruptor and tactically astute player, and it is this burgeoning and expansive skill-set that has indeed left Klopp with a glimmer in his eye.
The fact is, much of Liverpool’s lacklustre season boils down to the lackadaisical collective efforts of the floundering midfield, with Thiago Alcantara the only senior central signing since the 2018/19 campaign – and while the Spaniard’s ball-playing pedigree is unrivalled within Merseyside, he is not the physical machine Liverpool yearn for.
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