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Report: Liverpool hold key advantage in Youri Tielemans transfer chase

Liverpool have a big void to fill in the middle of the park this summer. The Reds are going to have find a successor for Gini Wijnaldum. According to reports in Belgium, Liverpool hold a key advantage in signing Youri Tielemans.

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Gini Wijnaldum exit

Liverpool’s loss is PSG’s gain this summer.

The Reds are set to lose Gini Wijnaldum on a free transfer after a five year stay at Anfield.

The Dutchman has played more minutes in Jürgen Klopp’s midfield than any other player since his arrival.

His composure and determined pressing in the middle have made him a nightmare for opposition midfielders.

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A true modern day Anfield icon, he will be sorely missed by fans, teammates and staff alike.

Liverpool hold Youri Tielemans advantage

Transfer rumours are ten a penny at the moment, particularly links to potential Gini successors.

Het Nieuwsblad in Belgium has reaffirmed Liverpool interest in Youri Tielemans.

The Reds are said to have competition for the Leicester City man’s signature.

However, Liverpool are believed to hold an advantage because they can offer Champions League football.

The outlet claims that the midfielder won’t make a decision on his future until after Euro 2020.

This is because his entourage believe the player’s stock could rise even further with a successful international tournament under his belt.

According to Het Nieuwsblad the player will cost at least €70m (around £60.5m).

What RTK has to say

This would be one of our best signings of recent windows.

Just 24-years-old there is so much more to come from the Belgian.

Liverpool signing Youri Tielemans could swing the title next season.

He would be steady head in the middle, he offers everything Gini gave us with a bit of added creativity.

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