Liverpool transfer roundup: Toni Kroos is targeted as Mohamed Salah contract Update

Liverpool are fighting on all fronts. Jurgen Klopp is looking for reinforcements to support his push for a trophy. The injuries have caused the squad to creak under the weight.

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Klopp’s response to Salah’s comments regarding contract negotiations

Liverpool is looking to secure at most one trophy in January’s transfer window. Jurgen Klopp hopes to make it an interesting time.

Klopp’s squad has been creaking in recent weeks under the pressure of injuries, Covid-19 and players being at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Reds will at least try to improve their options in attack, and midfield in the coming weeks. These two positions are currently lacking in quality.

Also at the forefront of the Anfield side’s mind is the contract situations of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, with both players entering the final 18 months of their deals.

Here, Mirror Football rounds up the latest Liverpool transfer news…

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Reds eye Kroos move

Toni Kroos could move to Liverpool from Real Madrid

Liverpool are believed to be looking at Toni Kroos from Real Madrid as a possible move in order to improve their central midfield options.

Kroos won four Champions League titles at Bayern Munich, Los Blancos and has been a top midfielder in Europe.

The German citizen has now entered the Santiago Bernabeu for the final 18-months of his contract, but El NacionalReport that Florentino Perez, club president, has been fired ‘no plans’To enter into negotiations yet.

Real are unsure if they offer him a new deal. Liverpool is interested in signing him.

Spanish newspapers claim Jurgen Klopp would be ‘delighted’ to sign Kroos, with the Reds’ interest in him said to be ‘very serious’.

They have already prepared a three-year contract offer for the midfielder and are ready to pay Real a fee of £25million.

Cape Verde starlet scouted

Liverpool are believed to be scouting Kenny Rocha Santos

Liverpool has brought in experienced stars but Jurgen Klopp also signed young starlets.

This work continues, Voetbal FlitsenReds reporting that Kenny Rocha Santos, a young Cape Verdean, is being scouted by the Reds

Santos is believed to be a ‘strong holder’KV Oostende have had a disappointing season at the Belgian Juplier Pro League.

Although the 22-year old was signed by AS Nancy in the summer of 2018, there are already concerns that he may leave Oostende.

Oostende has seen him in all of his games this campaign, in central midfield, attacking middlefield and on the wings.

Liverpool are said be ‘impressed’ by Santos, with Oostende valuing him at around the £8m mark.

Klopp issues Salah update

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool can tie Mohamed Salah to a new contract



Klopp, Reds boss, has provided an encouraging update on the progress of contract negotiations with Mohamed Salah.

Salah revealed earlier this week that the discussions are now in Liverpool’s hands, though Klopp is hopeful an agreement can be reached.

“Mo wants to stay, we want Mo to stay. That’s the point where we are and that these things take time, I cannot change. Sorry. But I think it’s all in a good place. Nothing else to say,”He said.

“I’m very positive about it but I don’t think it makes sense that you speak on behalf of the fans because I’m pretty sure the fans are not as nervous as you are.

“I think there are enough reasons for being positive but as long as it is not done we cannot say anything about it. But, good conversations – that’s what I can say.

“Nobody has to worry, it’s just the situation we are in. Really, all fine. It’s not done, that’s why we didn’t get this news, but we are in talks. Of course we want to keep him.”

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