Liverpool linked with Italian star at discounted rate and make contact over defender

  • Liverpool scouring the continent for the best talent they can find 
  • A new defender is still high on their priority list
  • Liverpool are being linked to various high-profile talents at good costs
Juventus v AC Monza - Serie A TIM
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Good morning on this Wednesday as we are back with a handful of transfer rumors that have been flying around Liverpool and the seemingly numerous players they have been linked with in recent days.

The window is expected to be a very busy time once again and the Reds have been doing their due diligence in finding value for their money all over the pitch.

Let's jump into some of the most enticing ones!

Juventus willing to accept cut-rate fee for Federico Chiesa

Whereas the Italian giants were initially looking for around £51 million for their star winger, that number has reportedly come down to insanely reasonable £21 million.

This report comes from CorSport in Italy so there might some validity to this one as well. Chiesa is a proven top class player on the wing as he has done it for both and the Italian national team. However, his biggest issue has been staying fit.

Because of this, the new discounted cost could make the risk much lower for Michael Edwards which is something that he surely will be looking long and hard at going forward.

Chiesa would be a fantastic option on either wing going forward and at this cost it could prove a steal. Follow this one closely.

Liverpool battling Manchester United for Sporting CP defender

The two longtime rivals are now reportedly doing battle off the pitch as both clubs continue to do their homework on the 22-year old centre-back Goncalo Inacio.

He still remains a perfect option for the Liverpool defense in my eyes as his ability on the ball is only surpassed by his smoothness in reading the game defensively. His price tag sits north of £50 million, but at his age, that could prove to be pennies in the future.

Liverpool have asked Sporting to keep them informed of any potential movement on the player so as they can be ready to pounce if needed. Not unlike what happened with Luis Diaz from Porto when Tottenham began sniffing around.

The reports around this one keep popping up, so there is definitely something there to follow.

Liverpool being linked to young French talent

20-year old Rayan Cherki, currently plying his trade for Lyon in Ligue 1, has been credited with a connection to Liverpool from various reports.

The young Frenchman can play as an attacking mid or out wide depending on what the squad calls for that day. His versatility would be most welcome under Arne Slot.

He also only has one year remaining on his ctonract which means Lyon do not have a lot of ground to stand on if the player really pushes for an exit. Liverpool could be a natural next stop in his career as he still has loads of room to improve.

This could be a signing for the long-term just as much as this season.