Liverpool are reportedly ready to pay Gabri Veiga’s release clause, with the Reds one of many Premier League clubs interested in signing the Celta Vigo talent.
According to AS, Liverpool are willing to meet Celta’s €40m (£34m) exit fee to sign Veiga, who this season has established himself as one of the best talents in Spain after a brilliant breakout year with the Galicia-based club in La Liga.
Lauded as ‘amazing’ by Sport, the 20-year-old attacking midfielder has bagged nine goals and three assists in the Spanish top-flight for Celta, and as a result, Liverpool are now interested in signing Veiga, though Arsenal and Newcastle United are also chasing the Spanish youth international.
A midfielder by trade but one who has been deployed higher up the pitch this season, Veiga has rightly caught the eye of some of England’s biggest clubs over the last few months, and with Liverpool keen to add to their central area this summer, the Spanish youngster could be an ideal signing for Jurgen Klopp.
Moreover, at a guaranteed £34m, Veiga represents incredible value in the market, with the 20-year-old putting up some incredible numbers in one of Europe’s best divisions in a position that few would expect such a prolific player to flourish in.
However, that’s exactly what Veiga has done this season, and with Liverpool now willing to sign the attacking midfielder, the Reds should be looking to do all they can to beat the likes of Arsenal and Newcastle to the Spanish wonderkid this summer.
Liverpool signing Veiga would be a statement transfer
Liverpool are no strangers to beating clubs to the curve when it comes to top talents, namely Harvey Elliott and Fabio Carvalho in recent windows, and the Reds could repeat this feat yet against this summer in Veiga, who could be an outstanding addition.
Talented, full of potential and clearly good enough for top European football, Veiga has the ability to go far in the Premier League with Liverpool, especially as part of a new-look midfield core Klopp is looking to build in the years to come at Anfield.