Diaz January deal ‘unacceptable’ & Leeds game off – Liverpool FC Roundup

Liverpool would have been already preparing for another game on Boxing Day – but that fixture is off and so too is a rumoured transfer plan for next month.


Reds to wait until summer for Diaz?

Porto’s Luis Diaz has been widely and heavily linked with an Anfield move, but so far it’s all overseas media who have been speculating about it.

There’s no local or concrete from the most reputable journalists – and that’s still the same case even when factoring in the latest reports.

A report in FourFourTwo repeats claims from elsewhere that he’s one of our top targets for 2022, while The Transfer Window podcast says Porto fans and management see a mid-season switch for him as “unacceptable”.

The Reds have funds and will spend if they can, but “come back in summer” is the message from Porto.

If you believe that kind of thing.


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LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 19, 2021: Liverpool's Andy Robertson walks off past manager Jürgen Klopp after being shown a red card and sent off during the FA Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and Liverpool FC at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)


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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, December 22, 2021: Liverpool's Diogo Jota celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Football League Cup Quarter-Final match between Liverpool FC and Leicester City FC at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)


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Tweet of the day and match of the night

The Diogo Jota appreciation train has been leaving the station on a regular basis of late.


Tonight’s late fixture is Porto vs Benfica in the Portuguese Cup! Good opportunity to take a high-pressure stakes look at Mr. Diaz. 8:45pm KO.

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