Reported Liverpool target Tyler Adams is courting the attention of top teams in the Premier League.

Adams had looked all set to join Chelsea, until the Blues pulled out of a deal at the last minute yesterday. With Leeds United resigned to a season in the Championship, the USA international is back to square one.

However, according to The Athletic, he may not be there for very long. They claim that ‘leading’ Premier League clubs have now been ‘alerted’ to the availability of Adams, after his Chelsea move broke down.

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Although none of those sides are mentioned specifically at this stage, Liverpool were linked with the 24-year-old earlier this summer. Should the Reds want Adams, they’ll reportedly have to trigger his £20m release clause from Leeds.

There had been suggestions yesterday that his transfer to Chelsea collapsed due to a failed medical. However, The Athletic suggest that this was not the case, with Adams claimed to be ‘close to returning’ from his current hamstring injury.

Adams on the market

Although it may be a little underwhelming to Liverpool fans after the 48 hours they’ve had, Adams would still be a good signing for the Reds.

Energetic, tenacious and – according to former manager Jesse Marsch via – ‘special.’

Unglamorous he may be compared to the £111m Moises Caicedo, but the hallmarks are there to suggest he’d be a hit under Jurgen Klopp.

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Certainly, he’d add the physicality and ball-winning ability that Liverpool’s midfield has lacked of late. Coached in the Red Bull way of football, he shouldn’t have too much trouble getting up to speed with Klopp’s methods, either. No wonder Liverpool have reportedly been talking internally about the prospect of signing the New Yorker.

Perhaps he wouldn’t be the starter that Liverpool badly need in defensive midfield. But alongside another, bigger name signing, he’d be a very useful addition.

You can never go of previous records in transfer market, of course. Each deal is different. But Liverpool have also had a good deal of success buying from relegated Premier League sides in recent years.

Both Andy Robertson and Gini Wijnaldum joined the Reds having gone down the previous season. If Adams joined and went on to have similar success, people would soon forget about Caicedo.

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