The Brazilian is about to go away the membership in the summertime after reportedly turning down their newest contract supply. Switch skilled Fabrizio Romano said final week that The Reds are nonetheless within the Brazilian regardless of signing Luis Diaz in January. He mentioned on his podcast:
“Liverpool are exploring the potential for signing Raphinha. If Leeds get relegated, there can be some actually attention-grabbing clauses. It’s round £25m, so it could possibly be an enormous alternative in the marketplace.”
Talking to BettingOdds.com, Johnson was requested who his preferrred reasonable summer season signing could be for Jurgen Klopp’s aspect. He mentioned:
“I like Raphinha. I believe he’s the kind of participant who would go into that Liverpool mould. It’s a sensible deal as properly. He’s not going to value God-knows-whatever that the likes of Haaland are going to value. I believe Raphinha’s work ethic, the way in which he performs soccer and I simply assume we’ve seen it work already with Diogo Jota and Luis Díaz. Raphinha matches that mould as properly.”
Raphinha has been Leeds United’s standout participant this season. The Brazilian has scored 9 targets and offered three assists in 27 Premier League appearances this season. Nonetheless, Leeds have been poor this season and are presently sixteenth within the league, 4 factors above the relegation zone.
“He’d be way more suited to Liverpool” – Johnson on potential Liverpool signing
Johnson was additionally requested about Jurgen Klopp probably signing Leicester Metropolis midfielder Youri Tielemans. The Belgian has been consistently linked with a transfer away from the membership, with the Reds and Manchester United reportedly the favourites to signal him.
The previous defender believes that Tielemans could be a greater match at Jurgen Klopp’s aspect and could be a terrific signing for the membership. He mentioned:
“He’d be a incredible signing for Liverpool. I do know they’ve Thiago, however Youri might add that attacking menace from the midfield and I believe he’s a brilliant athletic, clever participant that would swimsuit that Liverpool midfield. He’d be way more suited to Liverpool than Manchester United.”
Tielemans has been a brilliant spark in what has been a disappointing season for Leicester Metropolis to this point. The midfielder has scored six targets and offered two assists in 22 league appearances this marketing campaign.