Liverpool Get New Players, Hijack This Spurs Target, FC Porto’s Offer Has Been Received – 1NEWS

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Liverpool Get New Players, Hijack This Spurs Target, FC Porto's Offer Has Been Received

After being cool throughout the January 2022 winter transfer window, Liverpool finally made a move to get their first new player after they decided to hijack Tottenham Hotspur’s transfer target, Luis Diaz.

Reports from Fabrizio Romano stated that FC Porto had received an official offer from Liverpool for winger Louis Diaz worth IDR 640 billion with a bonus that could reach IDR 400 billion.

It is reported that Liverpool and FC Porto have reached the final stages of talks over the 25-year-old’s transfer with the transfer agreement expected to be finalized in a matter of hours.

Luis Diz is currently in South America with the Colombian national team to help his country compete in the Conmebol World Cup qualifying rounds, but Liverpool are keen to finalize the transfer and are preparing for a potential medical there to confirm a move.

The midfielder joined FC Porto from Junior FC in the summer of 2019 and since then he has made 125 appearances in all competitions for the club, scoring 41 goals and providing 19 assists.

His performances have matured this season, scoring 16 goals and six assists in 28 appearances in various competitions, bringing his team to the top of the Portuguese League standings and qualifying for the Europa League play-off round in Group B of the Champions League.

The 25-year-old can play as a left, left and right wing midfielder, and it is his versatility that Jurgen Klopp has great admiration for being the perfect back-up for Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.

Moreover, Liverpool actually have not brought in replacements for Xherdan Shaqiri and Adam Lallana who left in the previous summer’s transfer market, while The Reds now ready to listen to offers for Takumi Minamino and Divock Origi.

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