Recently, we spoke about whether Liverpool should consider going in for another striker after Origi’s injury scare. Could one potential player be Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson?
Who is Callum Wilson?
Callum Wilson is an England and Bournemouth striker, who can make himself known on the score-sheet. He can have quite a deadly impact on the Premier League if given the space; his stats also show him to be a strong contender to wear a Liverpool shirt.
For example, the 27 year-old has already accrued 36 goals and 11 assists (Premier League stats). The statistic is even more remarkable when you consider the fact he has only made 96 top flight appearances. The Bournemouth striker had his best season (for now) in the 2018/19 campaign, when he scored 14 goals and assisted with nine (Premier League stats).
Wilson also looks to be in great form again this season, already adding another three goals to his name.
Why should we sign him?
Let’s be honest, Callum Wilson is absolutely wasted at Bournemouth and deserves an opportunity to play in one of the major tournaments. With the market valuing him at £27m and the rumour that there is a release clause available for the top six teams, Liverpool should snap him up.
There is no way a player who got more goals than Lacazette, Christian Eriksen and Paul Pogba would go unnoticed.
Wilson would be a great asset for Liverpool- especially if we use him as a support to our front three. His consistent goal scoring shows he can be just as hot on the ball as Salah and Mane. The England striker has also showed he can match Firmino’s skill of being a vital playmaker, with Wilson showing himself to value the win more than personal accolades.
If we take into consideration his statistics last year and compare it to our own squad, Wilson had more assists than all our forwards and midfielders. Only Robertson and Trent had more. He could easily fit into our style of play and be involved in the less important games.
Maybe if we traded a player and offered to buy him out, there could possibly be a deal on the table.
What do you think?