Liverpool are understood to be maintaining a detailed watch on the state of affairs of 1 Serie A participant, in keeping with journalist Graeme Bailey.
In a chunk for HITC, it’s been reported that the Reds are paying shut consideration to Federico Chiesa, whose negotiations over a brand new deal at Juventus have stalled resulting from a disparity on his wage association.
The 26-year-old’s present contract in Turin expires in June 2025, and Bianconeri chiefs are keen to not let him go into subsequent season with out his future resolved, with the deadlock resulting in a number of golf equipment (together with LFC) being alerted to his potential availability.
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Liverpool might doubtlessly be out there for a brand new attacker if Mo Salah had been to go away Anfield, with rumours of a possible transfer to Saudi Arabia persevering with to abound.
Chiesa has been intermittently linked with the Reds in latest months with none signal of a switch materialising, though the contract deadlock at Juventus could be the set off for a possible deal to be struck.
The 26-year-old has 44 Serie A targets to his identify and was a member of Italy’s Euro 2020-winning squad, so he actually boasts a good pedigree, however there’s one obvious purple flag of which LFC chiefs must be conscious.
The ahead is notoriously injury-prone, having suffered a sequence of absences since his preliminary return from a nine-month cruciate ligament layoff in 2022 (Transfermarkt), which throws an enormous query mark over his reliability regardless of his on-field skills.
Even when he will be acquired for a possible knockdown value if his contract state of affairs at Juventus stays unresolved, signing Chiesa would symbolize an enormous gamble for Liverpool when contemplating his appalling health document and his wage packet of greater than £180,000 per week (Capology).
If the Reds do want to enter the marketplace for a successor to Salah within the foreseeable future, they’d be properly suggested to not take an opportunity on a participant who historical past suggests shall be on the remedy desk as typically as on the pitch.
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