Liverpool are likely to sell at least one player in the January transfer window, according to reports on Thursday, while two long-term targets are available.
Asking price set for Nat?
Despite his heroics at the San Siro in midweek, including a wonderful turn that sent both Franck Kessie and Zlatan Ibrahimovic into the ether, Phillips remains out of the picture at Liverpool.
After signing a new long-term deal with the club in the summer, the 24-year-old has stood as fifth-choice centre-back behind Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip, Ibrahima Konate and Joe Gomez.
Jurgen Klopp has admitted a January move is possible, and Liverpool are unlikely to be short of suitors, with Newcastle among the clubs interested.
According to the Liverpool Echo‘s Paul Gorst, the Reds could consider offers in the region of £12 million next month.
That is lower than the £15 million they sought prior to his value-boosting contract extension, so the merit of Gorst’s reported valuation could still come into doubt.
Three more names for potential moves
- Jonathan David is next in line, with Lille reportedly telling clubs €55m is needed to sign the forward who has been in great form this term
- Florian Neuhaus was linked all summer but might now be sold in January as ‘Gladbach need a reset and must sell to buy
- Denis Zakaria – team-mate of Neuhaus – is still on our wishlist on a free transfer too, per a Sky Sports journalist
Latest Liverpool FC news
- The Reds have brought in a new Supporters Board and it could be a real “game-changer” in English football
- Phillips is aiming for as much time on the pitch as possible after starring for the Reds in Milan
- And fans now again face the vaccine passports prospect for Premier League matches after more UK rule changes
Latest Premier League chat
- Aaron Ramsey is to be the face of the brave new Everton era: so money-wasting on past-it players, same as the last era
- Cesar Azpilicueta’s expiring contract has upset a few players in the Chelsea squad apparently. Implosing incoming for Christmas? Hopefully…
- Mohamed Elneny is top of Newcatle’s five-player shortlist to be relegated after signing
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Tonight’s late fixture is Atalanta vs. Villarreal in the Champions League, after it was cancelled last night due to snow!