Media watchLiverpool 'interested' in £43.5m winger
Liverpool are reportedly set to battle with Arsenal for the signing of a talented winger.
With the January transfer window a few weeks away from opening, rumours are becoming intense over whether the Reds will bring in any new players. And now that the mid-season break has started due to the World Cup in Qatar, speculation is only likely to ramp up.
The latest rumour has Liverpool supposedly battling with Arsenal to sign a player from La Liga. Currently 15 points separate the two clubs in the Premier League standings, with the Reds in sixth and the Gunners top of the table.
According to Spanish news outlet Fichajes, Liverpool are expressing an interest in signing Villarreal forward Samuel Chukwueze. It has been stated that the Reds have joined the race to sign the talented winger.
The report claims that Jurgen Klopp is looking at possibly bolstering his forward line during the January transfer window. It is then claimed in the article that Chukwueze is also attracting interest from Arsenal, West Ham and Everton.
It has also been claimed that Villarreal would demand at least €50million (£43.5m) to part ways with Chukwueze in January.
Source: Liverpool Echo