Reds bid for ‘Plan B’ left-back & trio could exit on loan – Liverpool FC Roundup

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Liverpool could let three youngsters go on loan this summer, while there’s talk of at least two potential arrivals from outside the Premier League.

 

Straight onto Plan B

It was widely reported that Liverpool had bid £10m for Jamal Lewis on Thursday – and had the offer immediately rejected by Norwich.

Now Greek media say the Reds have moved swiftly on and want to close up Plan B for the position instead: Kostas Tsimikas.

The Olympiacos left-back played against Wolves last night and Sportime say the club already have a proposal from the Reds – and half the Premier League are watching on.

Leicester and Everton are noted as keen, in particular.

Meanwhile, Bayern boss Hansi Flick says he understands Thiago’s desire to play in England – but there’s still no move from the Reds for him.

 

Three Reds to head on loan?

08 December 2018, Berlin: 08.12.2018, Berlin: Soccer, 1st Bundesliga, 14th matchday, Hertha BSC Berlin - SG Eintracht Frankfurt in the Olympic Stadium. After the end of the game Berlin's goal scorer Marko Grujic runs laughing towards the east bend. Photo: Annegret Hilse/dpa - IMPORTANT NOTE: In accordance with the requirements of the DFL Deutsche Fu?ball Liga or the DFB Deutscher Fu?ball-Bund, it is prohibited to use or have used photographs taken in the stadium and/or the match in the form of sequence images and/or video-like photo sequences.

If a buyer cannot be found for Harry Wilson, he’ll be sent out on loan again rather than sell him for a knock-down price this summer—and the same goes for Marko Grujic.

The Reds are not keen to offload players on the cheap this year and would rather allow them to continue flourishing elsewhere, in the hope that next summer the financial landscape will be different.

Meanwhile, Ki-Jana Hoever has told B/R that he wants to play at the highest level possible and that he doesn’t want youth games any more – and a loan is possible there, too.

The Dutch defender has set targets: 10 games with the Reds if he stays, or 30 if he heads out on loan.

Also, he’s still keen to get games at right-back, not centre-back, though eventually he feels he’ll end up there.

 

More moves and news

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, June 21, 2019: Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold during the FA Premier League match between Everton FC and Liverpool FC, the 236th Merseyside Derby, at Goodison Park. The game was played behind closed doors due to the UK government’s social distancing laws during the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

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Quickfire LFC news

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  • Taiwo Awoniyi says he accepts it’s unlikely he’ll get a work permit to return to the Reds (TIA)
  • And Brazilian reports continue to link Liverpool to young winger Talles Magno (SportWitness)
  • Academy level standings have finally been sorted; the Reds finished second in the U18 table and fourth in PL2 for the U23s, both based on points per games (PL)
  • And LFC Women start their Championship campaign at home to Durham (LFC)

 

Around the Prem

London, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 23, 2018: Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the FA Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

  • Arsenal are close to agreeing a three-year extension with Aubameyang, which all those 55 sacked staff will be delighted with (Telegraph)
  • Man United will listen to offers for Jesse Lingard, presumably because he’s absolute dross (Guardian)
  • West Ham and Fenerbahce want Aissa Mandi, because anyone linked with the Reds must be world class elite (Mirror)
  • And Lazio are confident of signing David Silva on a “free” – after offering him a home, a big bonus package and a jet (Sky)

 

Stupid team of the day

Well in Aberdeen players. They went to the pub, two got coronavirus, the spread in the city continues and their game is called off.

 

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Worth watching tonight

Champions League tonight! Pick your favourite game as the idiots at UEFA have put them on at the same time, after months of separating Burnley and Union Berlin to play all around the clock…

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