This summer should be a busy one for Michael Edwards. The sporting director will be hard at work selling off fringe players to raise money for incoming stars. This weekend saw the Reds linked with a French winger. Liverpool signing Kingsley Coman would surely mean switching to 4-2-3-1.
Kingsley Coman profile
25-years-old and nowhere near his peak, Kingsley Coman is a regular performer for Bayern Munich.
The French winger started his career at PSG, coming through the youth ranks before a bosman move to Juventus.
After just a season in Turin he moved on a two year loan to Bayern Munich which was eventually made permanent.
He’s won the league every year of his professional career and recently added the Champions League to his haul of trophies when he headed home the winner.
Liverpool target Kingsley Coman
This weekend saw fresh rumours emerging for the Reds.
Gazzetta Dello Sport claimed that Liverpool had submitted a bid for Kingsley Coman.
However, Bayern were said to have rejected the offer and are holding out for £42m.
Since then we’ve seen the reliable Sport1 backup reports of Anfield interest, claiming that the Reds have contacted the player’s management in order to sound out a move.
Liverpool 4-2-3-1 switch
When Jürgen Klopp first came in the Reds played with a 4-2-3-1, Philippe Coutinho operating as the 10.
If Liverpool sign Coman we could well see the Reds revert to the formation with Roberto Firmino as the 10.
The 9 would be one of Sadio Mane, Mo Salah and Diogo Jota.
This is the best way of getting the most attacking talent on the pitch as possible.
Otherwise splashing out for Kingsley Coman wouldn’t make a tremendous amount of sense given the fee and salary involved.