Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has consistently reported the Lille star, Renato Sanches, as a potential target for backing Georginio Wijnaldum, ending the tier by the latest of Summer Transfer Window.
COVID-19 enforced delay to the start of 2020-21 Premier League imposed several confusions and confrontations among the Players, Club managers, and Broadcasters because of the condensed fixture scheduling and changes in football guidelines.
The Reds have the highest injured, with key players Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez remaining long-term absentees. The manager is assuring to showcase the youngsters, capable of filing a senior role.
Gini Wijnaldum to be replaced with Sanches-Will this be an Ideal Decision?
Gini is out of contract with Liverpool at the end of the season, losing hope in his undecided future career. But, he has been linked with other clubs, namely Barcelona, willing to enter into negotiations in January over a transfer shift in the summer.
While Liverpool are willing to keep the player at their side, it would be an impasse to sign a four-year contract with the 30-year-old Dutch professional, instead looking for alternative options is the need of the hour.
According to a report from the French Outlet Le 10 Sport, the 23-year old Portuguese international is an admirer for Klopp, who is recognized as an ideal replacement for Wijnaldum.
Sanches possess an impressive form for Lille, having been named the Ligue 1 team of the season last year by L’Equipe and is the owner of the prestigious Golden Boy Award after winning the Euro 2016 with the Portugual Side.
Renato Sanches is under the constant notice of Jurgen Klopp
The midfielder faced a tough time failing to live up to the expectations of Bayern Munich, including a poor season on loan at Swansea in the Premier League. But, he is back with a new form, gaining interest from top premier league clubs. Liverpool is tracking records of his performances for an attractive position as a versatile midfielder.
“I am pretty happy with Gini. You can see that when you see most of the line-ups!”
“He always played good, that’s why he played so many games. And he has played plenty of positions, different positions.-Jurgen Klopp ahead of Liverpool 1-1 draw with Brighton
Liverpool‘s search for the replacement is gathering pace, refusing to rule out the possibility of having him at the Merseyside for the next summer. Klopp has mentioned:
“He’s in a good moment, thank God! Long may it continue”.
“There is nothing else to say about it. As long as nothing is decided, then everything is possible. I’m positive!”
Opting for youngsters would be a great alternative for the Reds, but it all depends upon Gini’s decision whether to get transferred for Barcelona, which would resolve their financial burden or wish to survive under Klopp.
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