After another summer of strong recovery, the transfer market closed its doors as the start of the new school year approached. But the clubs continue to work in the shadows to settle other details for the next transfer window, which will open on January 1. Among them, Liverpool, in poor condition since the start of the seasonseeks to renew its squad to start over and not finish the season far from the top positions.
Among the elements worried about an exit from the Reds, we find Roberto Firmino (30 years old). The Brazilian international striker has just started his eighth season with the Reds. With a contract until 2023, however, he wanted to stay in England this summer. “I love this team, this city, the fans. I’m at home here and I want to stay as long as possible.”he explained, despite Juventus’s interest in signing him.
Memphis Depay follows in the exit of the Barça
But the Catalan newspaper Sport He tells us that the striker, who is no longer really in Klopp’s plans after the arrivals of Díaz, Jota or Núñez, could bounce elsewhere to revive himself. And Barça would like to enlist him and would like to bring him this winter, in exchange for an undesirable. The Catalans still want to part with Memphis Depay’s salary and are not opposed to transferring him to Liverpool.
Although he already had one foot out of Barça this summer, the former Lyon player finally stayed but cannot continue in Catalonia after the winter. Barcelona and Liverpool are in contact and could find common ground to achieve this exchange. At Liverpool it is noted that the profile of the Dutchman, similar to that of Firmino, is appreciated. As a reminder, Depay is under the same contractual conditions as Firmino, that is, free at the end of next season, which is favorable for both clubs.