Pundit urges Liverpool to signal £100m playmaker ‘good’ for Klopp
Liverpool have been tipped to signal Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish if the England star leaves over the upcoming switch home windows.
Former Sunderland and England striker Kevin Phillips believes that Anfield is the right vacation spot for the attacking midfielder.
Grealish has been in elegant kind this season, scoring six occasions and offering six assists in simply 11 appearances.
That has helped the 25-year-old power his means into England beginning line-up forward of subsequent summer time’s European Championships.
Grealish was linked with a transfer to Manchester United over the summer time earlier than the Pink Devils signed Donny van de Beek as an alternative. Nevertheless, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains to be mentioned to have retained an curiosity within the participant.
However Phillips is satisfied the attacker will finally give up Villa Park for a much bigger problem.
Phillips, talking completely to Ladbrokes (as cited by the Specific): mentioned: “I met Jack Grealish final season, and understanding those who know him properly, I all the time thought he was going to remain at Aston Villa in the summertime.
“A part of me simply felt he would keep one other season and see the place he may take them.
“Do I see him leaving subsequent summer time? I’d think about so. If he retains performing the way in which he does, somebody simply has to return in with an enormous supply and it’ll be a type of which is simply too good to show down for each membership and participant.
“There are solely a handful of groups which are going to have the ability to afford Grealish. However I’d like to see him at Liverpool.
“I don’t assume Man Metropolis can be a proper transfer for him. I feel Sergio Aguero will most likely transfer on in the summertime and there’ll be slightly reshuffle there, whereas I don’t see many gamers transferring on from Liverpool; they’ll simply get stronger.
“I can simply think about him linking up seamlessly with that Liverpool entrance three.
“I can see him suiting Jurgen Klopp’s type of play as a result of he’s bought the work fee. He additionally does a job at each ends of the pitch.
“He would match into that Liverpool group, no drawback. For me he retains getting higher and higher.
“He simply wants to chop the theatricals out slightly bit. Lose that tag and he may go on to be a high, high participant for membership and nation – like a Gazza.”
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Liverpool duo earn particular reward
Gary Lineker has heaped reward on Liverpool teenager Curtis Jones after the win over Tottenham, whereas Alan Shearer additionally picked out one other younger Reds star.
The midfielder produced a effective show within the Reds’ 2-1 victory over Spurs, serving to his aspect hit high spot after Roberto Firmino’s late winner.
It continued the 19-year-old’s excellent kind thus far this season, with the participant cementing his place in Jurgen Klopp’s aspect.
His efficiency earned reward from Match of the Day host Lineker, who spoke of Jones’ potential on social media.
Lineker tweeted: “What a stunning footballer Curtis Jones is. Gonna be a helluva participant.” Learn extra…
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