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Liverpool linked with £35m Otavio swoop, fans react

Liverpool are going to have to make some signings this summer. The Reds’ title defence was a disaster and Kopites are desperate for a better showing next time out. Liverpool have been linked with a move for Otavio. Fans have had their say.

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Who is Otavio?

Despite being a consistent performer for an impressive Porto side plenty of fans are asking who is Otavio?

The 26-year-old Brazilian plays predominantly on the left wing for the Portuguese side.

However, he’s also cropped up on the right and as a centre midfielder.

A keen dribbler with an eye for a cross he is incredibly effective on the front foot.

Additionally, his determined work rate makes him useful out of possession as well.

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Liverpool in talks for Otavio

This week has seen some bold claims made in Portugal.

A Bola has reported that Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign Otavio.

The outlet has claimed that the Reds are looking to pay his £35m release clause before it jumps to over £50m in July.

Furthermore, it’s said that Jürgen Klopp has personally asked for the player’s signing, allegedly making an ‘express request’ of the club.

It’s understandable why the boss would admire Otavio: the Brazilian can play a number of positions and Klopp is always looking for versatility in his squad.

In addition he has heaps of experience in winning titles and competing in the Champions League.

Twitter reacts to reports

It’s safe to say some fans aren’t exactly sold on the signing, whilst others are optimistic and have faith in the sporting director.

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