Liverpool News: Van Dijk Close To Returning, Upamacano To Join This Summer And De Jong To Replace Wijnaldum

Van Dijk might have been ruled out for the rest of the season with a cruciate ligament damage but, there’s a slim chance the Dutch captain could return this season.

The defender has reportedly doubled his effort to be fit to play a part in the closing stages of the Premier League and the Champions League season.

His quick recovery has impressed Jurgen Klopp who is hoping like everyone else to have him much more earlier.

Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing RB Liepzig defender Dayot Upacamecano reports the Mirror. The Reds might be desperately searching for a top defender to provide cover in the back but, they won’t sign Dayot this January because of his release clause.

The defender currently have €36m release clasue which will become activate in the summer. Signing him now for €70m don’t make sense.

According to AS, Liverpool are plotting an audacious bid to sign Barcelona superstar Frankie De Jong as Gini WIjnadum’s long term replacement. Wijnaldum will leave Liverpool as a a free agent this summer having rejected the club’s recent contract offer.

Wijnaldum’s departure will surely be felt by Liverpool but the Reds are hoping to upgrade the midfield by injecting creativity and fantastic dribbling abilities.


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