Liverpool are currently enjoying a full seven days without a match before returning to action against West Brom on December 27th.
There’s a lot of festive merriment at the Kirkby base of the Premier League champions as they sit at the top of the table for Christmas and the stars return after an injury.
But the club’s scouts are not allowed as they continue to search for Europe for a new option to provide cover for the long-absent absences of Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez at midfield.
Liverpool are also struggling to keep one of the club’s biggest stars, Mohamed Salah, in the midst of a fresh wave of speculation about the future of the Egyptians.
Finally, the expelled club goalkeeper may return to Anfield much earlier than expected.
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Salah to Real garbage
Mohamed Salah will not join Real Madrid due to the club’s constant financial difficulties, according to Spanish football expert Alvaro Monter.
Salah’s future has been the subject of much speculation since the Egyptian’s interview with AS last week, while a former teammate claimed to be “unhappy” at Liverpool.
Real Madrid and Barcelona are believed to be eager for a prolific striker, but Montero claims it is “almost impossible” for Los Blancos to fund the deal for Salah.
“Although Mo Salah is an extremely good player, it is almost impossible,” Montero told Sky Sports Salah’s potential relocation to the Santiago Bernabeu.
“Madrid have lost 107 million euros (97 million pounds) due to this coronavirus crisis, so I will say that it is almost impossible for Madrid to buy this player in the next window, but let’s see what happens in the summer.”
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The agent discusses Kabak’s ties with Milan
Liverpool received a kick in the chase for Ozan Kabak, while the transfer agent spoke of the “great respect” of the highly rated defender towards AC Milan.
Clubs across Europe are vying for the signing of center-back Schalke, and the Reds and Milan are among many parties interested in the 20-year-old Turkish international.
Reports from Germany claim that Liverpool have signed a contract with a Bundesliga side due to a replacement contract that would move incompetent striker Divock Origi in the other direction.
But Italian agent George Gardi claims that Kabak has not yet made a deal with any club – although he cares about the Serie A giant from Milan.
The guard said Tuttomercatoweb : “Ozan has been talked about for years … It is normal for a player of this type, with this profile, to have certain combinations, but there are no negotiations with any club.”
He added: “What I can guarantee is that it is not true, as reported, that Ozan has expressed any preference for one or the other championship.
“What I can say is that he has great respect for Milan.”
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Karius to return to Anfield?
Loris Karius is linked to a shocking return to Liverpool in January because Union Berlin reportedly wanted to end its loan agreement prematurely.
Karius joined the Bundesliga in a season contract in September, but made only one appearance, in a 3-2 DfB-Cup defeat by second division side Paderborn on Tuesday.
The German has endured a challenging two and a half years since making a couple of disastrous mistakes in the 2018 Champions League final against Real Madrid. He joined Besiktas on loan after a 3-1 defeat only to have his two-year contract terminated prematurely.
The final twist in Karius ’story could see him return to Anfield as soon as next month, with a German point of sale Kicker arguing that his loan could end “too soon” due to lack of minutes.
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