Liverpool transfer news: Thiago Alcantara, Ismaila Sarr, Sadio Mane, Georginio Wijnaldum, Rhian Brewster

Thiago Alcantara could leave Bayern: POOL/AFPThiago Alcantara could leave Bayern: POOL/AFP
Thiago Alcantara could leave Bayern: POOL/AFP
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Liverpool’s willingness to sign Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich remains contingent on the future of Georginio Wijnaldum.” data-reactid=”17″>Liverpool’s willingness to sign Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich remains contingent on the future of Georginio Wijnaldum.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Jurgen Klopp is a keen admirer of the 29-year-old Bayern midfielder and Thiago himself is known to favour a move to Anfield. However, ESPN report that Liverpool will not stump up Bayern’s €30m asking price if Wijnaldum decides to see out the last year of his contract. Talks between the Dutch midfielder’s representatives and Liverpool are said to have made little progress, with new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman keen to bring Wijnaldum to the Camp Nou on a free transfer next summer.” data-reactid=”18″>Jurgen Klopp is a keen admirer of the 29-year-old Bayern midfielder and Thiago himself is known to favour a move to Anfield. However, ESPN report that Liverpool will not stump up Bayern’s €30m asking price if Wijnaldum decides to see out the last year of his contract. Talks between the Dutch midfielder’s representatives and Liverpool are said to have made little progress, with new Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman keen to bring Wijnaldum to the Camp Nou on a free transfer next summer.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Elsewhere, The Sun claim that the Reds are preparing a £40m bid for Watford winger Ismaila Sarr, with the Senegal international set to leave Vicarage Road this summer. Sarr became Watford’s club-record signing last year and the Hornets are determined not to let him go for a reduced price. Sarr, who is a friend of Liverpool winger Sadio Mane, scored twice in Watford’s shock victory over Liverpool last season.” data-reactid=”19″>Elsewhere, The Sun claim that the Reds are preparing a £40m bid for Watford winger Ismaila Sarr, with the Senegal international set to leave Vicarage Road this summer. Sarr became Watford’s club-record signing last year and the Hornets are determined not to let him go for a reduced price. Sarr, who is a friend of Liverpool winger Sadio Mane, scored twice in Watford’s shock victory over Liverpool last season.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Reports in Spain claim Sadio Mane is “excited” by the prospect of moving to Barcelona, with the Spanish giants identifying the Liverpool winger as a replacement for Lionel Messi. Mundo Deportivo believe Liverpool would demand £90m for the 28-year-old, who has three years remaining on his contract on Merseyside.” data-reactid=”20″>Reports in Spain claim Sadio Mane is “excited” by the prospect of moving to Barcelona, with the Spanish giants identifying the Liverpool winger as a replacement for Lionel Messi. Mundo Deportivo believe Liverpool would demand £90m for the 28-year-old, who has three years remaining on his contract on Merseyside.

Curtis Jones is set to remain within the club’s first-team plans this season. However, Rhian Brewster continues to attract Premier League loan interest, with a host of clubs said to be competing for the 20-year-old’s striker signature. Brewster scored 11 goals in 22 appearances for Swansea City last season and Klopp admitted prior to the Community Shield defeat that the starlet’s future was undecided.

“In the moment, he is [part of the plan now]. We will have to see what will happen in the next few weeks or so,” Klopp said. “We want to use Rhian and want to help Rhian as well, so that’s why we have to make decisions, but not now.”

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