In response to Each day Specific, Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga was reportedly provided to Liverpool earlier than his mortgage transfer to Luton City.
The Belgian worldwide, who has been in comparison with former Manchester Metropolis star Yaya Toure, joined Arsenal in 2021 from Anderlecht.
Lokonga initially impressed beneath then-manager Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht, which caught the attention of Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta.
He made 24 appearances for Arsenal in his first season however ultimately fell out of favor and was loaned to Crystal Palace in January subsequent season.
The report claims that Jurgen Klopp confirmed curiosity in signing the 23-year-old however the deal didn’t materialise and he ended up becoming a member of newly promoted Luton City on a mortgage deal.
Whereas Liverpool didn’t safe Lokonga, they did strengthen their midfield by signing Dutch midfielder Ryan Gravenberch from Bayern Munich within the remaining moments of the switch window.
Though Gravenberch might not be a defensive midfielder, he’s thought-about a superb addition to Liverpool’s midfield, which already consists of the likes of Mac Allister and Szoboszlai.