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EXCLUSIVE: Liverpool rule out move for £30m Bayern midfielder

Date published: Friday 10th July 2020 5:14 Liverpool are not pursuing a proposed deal to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, TEAMtalk have been told. Widespread reports suggested Liverpool officials had agreed terms with Thiago’s advisers over a £30m transfer. But Anfield insiders were quick to dismiss those stories, as they denied they had held talks over a possible transfer.Now TEAMtalk have been informed once more that Liverpool have made no attempts to bring Thiago to Anfield. Even though manager Jurgen Klopp has previously confirmed he is an admirer of the 29-year-old midfielder. Liverpool’s policy of signing young players has proved to be highly successful in recent years. So a move to Thiago would have be...
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Former star lists two factors why Thiago transfer would fail for Liverpool

Jose Enrique has warned Jurgen Klopp that he could be making a serious blunder in trying to sign Thiago Alcantara to Liverpool. The Bayern Munich midfielder emerged as a potential target for Klopp last week when it was claimed Liverpool had already held ‘serious negotiations’ over a deal. As per Sport, “negotiations are very advanced between the player and club and only the economics have to be worked out between the two sides”.Liverpool, however, are believed to be unwilling to pay Bayern’s €35million asking price in full. As such, it’s reported they are looking to secure the 29-year-old, whose deal expires in 2021, at a reduced cost. Klopp is said to be a “long-time admirer” of the Spain midfielder from his time as Borussia Dortmund boss. However, Enrique – who...