Euro Paper Talk: Klopp eyes free deal to add Liverpool competition at full-back

Date published: Wednesday 1st April 2020 12:24

Liverpool are weighing up a move for a France international full-back, while Arsenal are waiting to open talks with a replacement for Dani Ceballos – all in the latest Euro Paper Talk.

 

LIVERPOOL PLOTTING KURZAWA RAID

Liverpool are weighing up a move for Paris Saint-Germain full-back Layvin Kurzawa this summer, according to reports.

The 28-year-old, who was linked with Arsenal in the January transfer window, is set to leave the Spanish capital when his contract expires at the end of the season.

According to Spanish news outlet Sport, Arsenal – as well as Inter Milan and Napoli – all remain keen but Liverpool have joined the race to sign the France international.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reportedly rates the move as a sensible one, given that Kurzawa has Champions League experience and has played 13 times for his country.

In addition, the deal would be expected to provide stern competition for Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson in the full-back positions; Kurzawa has played at right-back and left-back for PSG this term.

Kurzawa has scored one goal and assisted two others in all competitions this season.

 

AND MORE GOSSIP

Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca has received an offer from Arsenal, who are looking at the player as a replacement for Dani Ceballos when his loan move from Real Madrid ends (Sport)

Inter Milan are prepared to swoop in for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen when his contract expires at the end of the season (Tuttosport)

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is weighing up a loan move for Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, the pair having previously worked together at Liverpool (Sport)

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has been interested in RB Leipzig striker Yussuf Poulsen and could make a move this summer (SportBild)

Crystal Palace are considering a move for Real Betis full-back Alex Moreno, who are looking to sell the player for over €20million (AS)

West Ham and Wolves are keen on a move for Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira, whose partner has recently made the move to Chelsea Women (Calciomercato)

Wolves, Shefffield United and Palace are all monitoring Olympiacos defender Pape Abou Cisse’s situation ahead of a potential move (Sdna)

Tottenham strike target Vedat Muriqi will likely choose a move to the Serie A with Lazio ahead of switching to the Premier League (Sozcu)

Turkish side Trabzonspor have identified Aston Villa midfielder Marvelous Nakamba as an ideal replacement for John Obi Mikel (Sabah)

Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez would opt to sign for Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton ahead of any other proposed transfer (Marca)

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has insisted that the club has few financial worries, adding that “we are able to sign the players that we want” (Diario Sport)

Barca defender Samuel Umtiti would prefer to move to Chelsea over Arsenal, with both clubs keen on signing the World Cup winner (Mundo Deportivo)

Boca Juniors club advisor has said that a deal to bring Edinson Cavani in from Paris Saint-Germain could be completed “very soon” (Ole)

PSG full-back Thomas Meunier has said that he is baffled by speculation linking him with Tottenham (RTBF)

Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez’s agent has said that there is no substance to rumours about his client’s future (Radio del Plata)

Barcelona are prepared to offer left-back Junior Firpo in a deal to bring Martinez to Catalonia (Calciomercato)

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