Liverpool are reportedly keeping a close eye on Tyler Adams, though the Leeds United midfielder is expected to soon join Chelsea.

According to 90min, the Reds remain interested in the USA international, though as per the report, Mauricio Pochettino’s side could soon trigger a £25m relegation release clause to sign Adams.

The 24-year-old was one of Leeds’ best players last season despite dropping down from the Premier League and back to the Championship, with Chelsea now set to move for Adams this week.

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Liverpool have been linked with the American for the majority of the summer, though there is now a general expectation that Adams will soon sign for the west London side as cover in the midfield.

With Liverpool struggling to sign Romeo Lavia, Adams could have been a perfect cost-effective alternative to the Southampton midfielder, with the Leeds star available for half the price.

However, it appears that Liverpool have now missed their chance to sign Adams, with Chelsea close to agreeing a deal with Leeds to bring the former RB Leipzig star to Stamford Bridge.

Liverpool should have pushed harder for Chelsea-bound Adams

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With Fabinho being sold to Al-Ittihad, Liverpool could have done with a quick-fix replacement for the defensive midfield position before going all out in 2024 for a permanent solution, and Adams could have been this player.

The 24-year-old impressed for Leeds despite their relegation from the Premier League, and £25m could have been a bargain price for the USA captain for a club like Liverpool.

Yet as we know, Chelsea are now making moves to sign the midfielder, who could become a starter alongside Enzo Fernandez if the Blues fail to strike a deal for Moises Caicedo in the final weeks of the window.

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