Liverpool are likely going to be active in the summer transfer market. The Reds can’t afford to not reinforce their squad after what has been a disastrous campaign. Jürgen Klopp should be on the blower to FSG demanding a centre back. Reports in Spain have provided an update on a centre back we’ve been linked with in recent weeks; claiming Liverpool hold no interest in Aissa Mandi.
Liverpool need a centre back
This season has been a cursed one for the centre of the Liverpool defence.
Just about anybody who has ever played at the back for the Reds has been injured this term.
Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip have all been ruled out until next season.
Stand ins Fabinho and Jordan Henderson have both endured spells on the side.
February signings Ben Davies and Ozan Kabak have incredibly also been injured themselves since signing.
We need reinforcements and reliability. Urgently.
Liverpool interest in Aissa Mandi
Dozens of centre backs have been linked with a switch to Anfield.
Just about every fit top flight defender has had their name thrown into the hat.
Reports in Algeria recently claimed Liverpool hold an interest in Aissa Mandi of Real Betis.
The 29-year-old’s contract is set to expire at the end of the season.
However, these claims have been refuted in the Spanish press.
Estadio Deportivo have reported that both Liverpool and representatives of Aissa Mandi have denied all interest from the Reds.
What RTK has to say
Liverpool not wanting Mandi doesn’t come as a shock.
He’s 29-years-old and not exactly a household name.
If the Reds are going to go for a less well known defender they’ll likely be a young option.
Otherwise we expect they’ll break the bank for a reliable partner for Virgil van Dijk.