Liverpool are heading into a potentially pivotal transfer window. The Reds need to bring in a forward and a midfielder having already secured a much needed centre back. According to reports in Spain, Liverpool linked Martin Odegaard is available for around £51m.
Martin Odegaard story
Martin Odegaard is one of the OG internet sensations.
The midfielder rose to prominence as a 15-year-old when he was taking the mickey out of the Norwegian top flight whilst still a schoolboy.
In 2014 he was at Melwood training with the Liverpool first team as the club looked to beat a host of top European sides to his signature.
Ultimately the wonderkid chose a move to Real Madrid.
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Since then he’s been sent out on loan to Heerenveen, Vitesse and Real Socided.
This term he joined Arsenal in January and the Gunners are thought to be keen on a permanent move.
Liverpool learn Martin Odegaard fee
AS in Spain recently reported that Liverpool hold an interest in Martin Odegaard.
The news came as no surprise given how hard we tried to sign him back in the day.
Defensa Central has now reported that Real Madrid will listen offers of €60m (around £51m) for the 22-year-old midfielder.
What RTK has to say
Liverpool moving for Odegaard would be exciting.
He offers everything Jürgen Klopp needs and his versatility in particular would be attractive for the boss.
However, £51m is a pretty steep figure given the financial restraints at the club.
It would be a real shame to miss out on him again.