Liverpool regularly reported among other Premier League clubs to claim for AFC Ajax defender Perr Schuurs signature.
The Dutchman’s contract with Ajax runs out in 2021, leaving him open to hearing offers from other clubs as a free agent in January. The 21-year-old central defender is currently valued at around £27 million.
The pandemic enforced delay to the start of the Premier League season and left players with more testing and quarantine procedures, for ensuring welfare and safety.
Liverpool remains the top in the list to have multiple injuries because of the condensed scheduling of this season, called for an immediate emergency.
Liverpool enter the race to sign centre-back Perr Schuurs
Schuurs has already made more than 90 senior appearances in his short career. Inter Milan have been linked with the centre-back for the past few weeks alongside their city rivals AC Milan, as per Italian outlet Calciomercato.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is already disappointed with the defensive injury situation, but recruiting new hopeful players can serve as a boon for the club’s second-half season fixtures.
The Reds is tirelessly working to sign up new players for the long-term, as the club has undergone key injuries of Joe Gomez, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Virgil Van Dijk in the defensive department.
The 21-year-old young defender impressed scouts with his composed center-back play and is linked with a move away from Amsterdam.
His accurate passing from the back, mature decision-making, and the tag of being an Ajax youth academy product has put big clubs on alert across Europe.
Schuurs has a similar playing style to that of Matthijs De Ligt and his presence could provide Liverpool with further options as they look to defend their title, with their two first-choice central defenders set to miss most of the season.
The Merseyside giants alerted by Schurr’s contract status at Ajax. If they do not meet their priority targets, the Reds would hope that the highly-rated Ajax youngster, becoming the fourth Dutchman at the club alongside Virgil van Dijk, Georginio Wijnaldum, and Sepp van den Berg.