Paper Talk: Liverpool, Everton target £71m LaLiga winger

Date published: Tuesday 24th November 2020 8:34 - Robert McCarthy

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Liverpool and Everton are both ready to bid for an exciting LaLiga winger, while West Ham have been offered a Real Madrid attacker in January – all in Tuesday’s Paper Talk.



Everton and Liverpool are reportedly willing to bid for Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze.

Reports in Tuesday’s press claim that the Reds and the Toffees are just two of seven sides monitoring the attacker, who is reported to have an exit clause of £71million.

Real Madrid, Manchester United, Leicester, Chelsea and Wolves are also said to be in the mix.

The 21-year-old is widely regarded as one of LaLiga’s most promising young players, although he is still considered relatively raw for his age.

Chukwueze has scored just once so far this season, adding three assists in 12 appearances.

But that does not appear to have put off his suitors, with the Merseyside duo both looking to strengthen their attacking options in 2021.


Chukwueze’s game revolves around around beating players with his pace and directness. He has been likened to former Chelsea attacker Arjen Robben in that regard.

The youngster has been at Villarreal since November 2018 and is still contracted until 2023.

That puts the LaLiga side in a strong negotiating position if any bids do come in for the player.

The report adds that any interested suitors will be immediately referred to his large release clause, if they do want to try their luck.


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