Based on Fabrizio Romano, Liverpool might nonetheless go for a participant they unsuccessfully tried to signal through the summer time switch window.
The Reds had made an method to Fluminense for Andre Trindade, however the Brazilian membership have been unwilling to half with the 22-year-old at such a vital juncture of their season (Soccer Transfers).
Nevertheless, talking on the most recent instalment of the Right here We Go podcast (through TBR Soccer), the Italian reporter advised that the Merseysiders gained’t hand over on their pursuit of the midfielder simply but.
Romano stated: “It’s not over; it’s nonetheless one thing we’ve got to keep watch over as a result of Liverpool actually like Andre. That they had constructive conversations with Fluminense; they’ve good relationships.
“Fluminense have been exhibiting how sturdy they’re within the Brazilian and South American market as they stated ‘no manner the participant is leaving’, so credit score to Fluminense.
“It was not straightforward, however I believe Liverpool will maintain monitoring the participant. It is a particular participant, this isn’t a traditional participant. Andre is a really, superb participant.”
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Liverpool got hope of their pursuit of Andre not too long ago when Fluminense president Mario Bittencourt appeared to trace that the Rio de Janeiro outfit could be open to promoting the participant through the winter months, when Brazilian golf equipment will likely be out of season.
The 22-year-old might be a continental champion by then, along with his facet into the semi-finals of the Copa Libertadores, the place they’ll face home rivals Internacional.
It’s fairly comprehensible that the membership would’ve been determined to maintain maintain of the midfielder as they intention to win the match for the primary time of their historical past, however they is likely to be extra amenable to sale as soon as their marketing campaign finishes.
Liverpool at the moment are a lot better stocked for defensive midfielders than that they had been six weeks in the past, having since added Wataru Endo and Ryan Gravenberch, however they might nonetheless view Andre as a severe expertise who’s too good to easily disregard after placing a lot effort already into pursuing him.
By the point January rolls round, they might once more discover themselves needing to bolster their choices in the course of the park relying on accidents or participant exits. Additionally, the ‘good relationships’ they’ve with Fluminense – as per Romano – might make it simpler to facilitate a switch.
Even when the Reds couldn’t fairly land the 22-year-old through the summer time, there nonetheless appears a powerful probability of them getting their man over the subsequent few months.
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