Thiago Alcantara has always been proud of being a mix of football cultures – the free-spirited flamboyance inherited from his father the Brazil international Mazinho, and the adhesion to order, structure and positional discipline learned at Barcelona and ingrained at Bayern under Pep Guardiola.

It’s no surprise that he wants his club career to reflect the joy of different styles too – he’s done LaLiga and the Bundesliga, aged 29, he is now desperate to experience the Premier League.

Liverpool are interested. How could they not be? The fact that he has one year left on his contract, combined with the deflation of the market caused by the coronavirus pandemic, will bring his price down.

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