Tielemans distances himself from Liverpool speculation


With Liverpool having a latest emptiness in midfield, Youri Tielemans has emerged as a really perfect candidate – however the Leicester man has evaded participating in any such discuss.

The Reds have already landed their first summer season signing in Ibrahima Konate and whereas the stance is {that a} new midfielder just isn’t a precedence, it might be remiss to not bolster the ranks.

Gini Wijnaldum‘s absence is greater than only one participant as his elite availability and flexibility made him a twin and constant weapon for Jurgen Klopp, one not simple to exchange.

However Tielemans presents an identical profile at 24 years of age having began 49 of his 51 video games for the Foxes in 2020/21, and his standout performances have seen him linked with Liverpool.

When requested concerning the hypothesis of a change to Anfield whereas on the Euros with Belgium, Tielemans swiftly dodged the topic, as one would count on.

“That’s actually none of my enterprise proper now,” he stated, through Purpose. “Let the journalists converse, they undoubtedly have rather a lot to do with that.

“However I don’t care about that. All I can do is make it possible for I’m nearly as good as potential on the pitch.”

Leicester are keen to increase his phrases past his present deal of 2023 however any choice concerning his future will solely happen after the summer season event.

“I don’t give it some thought. I’m specializing in the Euros,” he added.

“I don’t hearken to switch rumours. Irrespective of how a lot I’m valued, it doesn’t change something for me. I simply need to make one of the best Euros I can.”

Tielemans would demand a hefty price from the Foxes, steered to be within the area of £60-70 million, one the Reds would little doubt look to barter if the Belgian signalled an intention to go away.

He wouldn’t be brief on suitors, nevertheless, however there’s no questioning how seamless his transition could possibly be into Klopp’s facet.

However Liverpool have already made contact with Borussia Monchengladbach’s Florian Neuhaus, an possibility who could be practically half the worth of Tielemans with the German membership one among many to be hit with monetary difficulties within the wake of the pandemic.

It leaves the scenario as one to look at because the Reds little doubt weigh up their choices.


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