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Liverpool are lining up a £68 million bid for Rodrygo

Football Express

English Giants Liverpool are lining up a £68 Million Bid for Real Madrid’s Rodrygo. The Reds have identified the Brazilian as their Main target during the January transfer window. They are reportedly ready to pay an amount of €80 Million (£68M) to Real Madrid, who are 10 points clear on top of La Liga. Liverpool are also flying high in the Premier League as they are just one point behind league leaders, Manchester City.

Both the Clubs have progressed in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League by winning their respective Groups. Liverpool remained unbeaten during the Group stages while Real Madrid endured a shocking loss against Sheriff. Meanwhile, the 20-year-old has been making regular appearances for the Los Blancos during the 2021-22 campaign. Rodrygo has made 19 appearances in all competitions, by providing two goals and three assists.

Liverpool are currently one of the Best Attacking sides in England and all over Europe. They have emerged as a Lethal goal-scoring team that knows how to fight back from difficult situations. Mohamed Salah in particular is blazing a trail of destruction through opposition Defenses. The Merseyside also added quality in their Defensive Ranks during the summer transfer window by signing Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig.

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to alleviate a £68 million move for the Brazilian forward Rodrygo but Real Madrid wont make it that easy for the Reds

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will be facing a lengthy spell away from Anfield during the starting of 2022. The pair are scheduled to take part in AFCON 2021 which will commence between January 9 and February 6. With that in mind, Spanish outlet El Nacional has revealed that Liverpool have fixed their gaze on signing Real hitman Rodrygo in January.

The same source has stated that Liverpool had been an admirer of Rodrygo while he was with Santos. However, Real Madrid were quick to steal his signature in 2019 to the tune of £40m. The Brazil international still has three years left on his current deal with the La Liga Giants.

Reports have also claimed that the Merseyside had a €60m(£51m) offer for the attacker rejected during the summer transfer window.

However, Liverpool are preparing a bid of €80m (£68m) to bring him to Anfield during the January transfer window 2022. Reputed Football Journalist Fabrizio Romano recently tweeted that Carlo Ancelotti’s side have ‘no plan’ to sell Rodrygo in January. Additionally, he also confirmed that Liverpool are yet to open negotiations.

Rodrygo has found the back of the Net 11 times and registered 14 assists by making 78 appearances for Real Madrid since arriving at the club from Santos in July 2019.

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