Liverpool are in need of transfer funds. These transfer funds will come from player sales. Whilst we’ve already raised some cash there is still a fringe player or two due for an exit. Manchester United denying Jesse Lingard a move to West Ham could help Liverpool sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Sales made and to come
The Reds have already netted some transfer income.
Marko Grujic was sold to Porto after a successful loan spell with the Champions League side.
Furthermore, Harry Wilson has ended his long stay at Anfield having completed a permanent switch to Fulham.
The Reds have also secured exits for Taiwo Awoniyi and Liam Millar.
Meanwhile the futures of Xherdan Shaqiri and Divock Origi are up in the air.
In addition, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are also facing uncertain futures due to their fitness records.
Manchester United stance on Jesse Lingard to West Ham
Last season the Hammers loaned one of United’s own and to great effect.
Lingard was a sensation under David Moyes, netting nine and assisting four in 16 appearances.
His form even prompted calls for an England call up for Euro 2020.
The East London side are believed to be intent on making the move permanent.
However, according to Sky Sports, Manchester United man Jesse Lingard only has a 10% chance of joining West Ham.
Oxlade-Chamberlain to West Ham?
This situation could benefit the Reds.
Liverpool could try to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to West Ham.
The Ox is unlikely to be a regular starter for the Reds due to his fitness issues and place in the pecking order.
He’s been deployed in a more advanced role during pre-season, a role which somewhat mirrors Jesse Lingard at West Ham.
Fingers crossed we could benefit from United’s intransigence.