Liverpool have been quiet in the January transfer window so far. The Reds have been begged to make a move or two to stop the rot with issues in the squad unignorable. According to The Telegraph, Liverpool are closing in on signing Kaide Gordon from Derby County. Twitter has reacted to the news.
Who is Kaide Gordon?
16-year-old attacking midfielder Kaide Gordon currently plies his trade at Derby County.
The teenager recently became the club’s fourth youngest ever player when Wayne Rooney brought him on as a sub in the 4-0 thrashing of Birmingham City.
The youngster has been so impressive that, as per Sky Sports, Wayne Rooney believes him to be the best 16-year-old in the country.
Liverpool close to signing Kaide Gordon
The Reds have been begged to make a signing due to the problems in the first team.
According to The Telegraph, the club will make a signing – just not for the first team.
The outlet has reported that Liverpool are close to signing Kaide Gordon for a £1m guaranteed fee which could rise to £3m.
It is claimed that the Reds are set to beat Manchester United and Spurs to the teenager’s signature.
The Championship side are in dire straits financially and desperately need to raise cash in order to pay December’s wages.
This has allowed Liverpool to capitalise on the decision to cash in on the club’s brightest prospect.
Twitter reacts to deal
Some fans are irritated that more immediate issues aren’t being addressed.
Hey – who knows? Maybe he could turn things around..