Liverpool want offers for Divock Origi, according to reports. The Reds want to reinvest this summer.
This comes from the Daily Mail. They say Liverpool are ‘inviting offers’ for Divock Origi ahead of the summer.
The plan is to move Origi on and reinvest the funds in the transfer window.
What RTK has to say
It’s a short article but there isn’t that much more to say. Origi isn’t really contributing at the moment and Liverpool could use the money more at this stage.
Of course, we say that just a few days after he finally did contribute this season. The Belgian came off the bench against RB Leipzig and picked up a wonderful assist for Sadio Mane.
But over the entirety of the season, Liverpool haven’t really gotten anything out of Origi. He’s simply made up the numbers and despite several opportunities, it’s hard to see what he brings at this point.
The report claims Liverpool want a transfer fee they can reinvest. In other words, they won’t be selling for next-to-nothing, nor are they in favour of a loan deal.
They want a decent sum for Origi that they can, presumably, use to sign his replacement.
There is still definitely room for another forward, after all. But it suits Liverpool to head in a different direction.
That direction will likely be someone younger than Origi and has room to grow. Such a player could take up a backup centre-forward role with the hope they develop into a first-team player.
Those players aren’t cheap, of course, and the money made from Origi’s sale will prove helpful. Now Liverpool have two things to accomplish now – finding that player and finding a good sale for Origi.
Neither will be particularly easy but that’s the challenge ahead.