Continuing from our previous transfer rumour specials, this time we are taking a look at the potential signings of Premier League Liverpool.
Filling the final spot of the top 4 buzz winning clubs, the Reds have built up a respectable 38 buzz wins in total, 6 of which have been in the last 100 days. Along with that, 13 different players from Anfield have so far won the buzz. With the Merseyside club set to qualify for the Champions League they will surely need to add both depth and quality to compete on all fronts and progress from this season. There has been a distinct lack of pace in the Liverpool attack when Sadio Mane hasn’t featured so this could be an asset Klopp will look to prioritise.
Phillipe Coutinho has long been linked to Barcelona and should he leave there would be no surprise if Liverpool spent big on a marquee signing this summer. Add in the deadwood to shift, such as full back Alberto Moreno and there will be plenty of positions up for replacement throughout the transfer window.
So who do we think is most likely to move to Anfield? And how much profit do we think can be made on Football Index from the transfer rumour merry go round?
ALEX OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN - ARSENAL
Perhaps the most talked about incoming transfer to Liverpool so far this summer is Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade Chamberlain. The Ox is odds on with most bookmakers to swap North London for Liverpool in search of a regular starting spot in his favoured position. It is common knowledge that Klopp likes his teams to press from the front and Oxlade Chamberlain would fit nicely into his system with his high energy game. Currently priced around the £1.55 mark on the index, we have seen Ox reach levels of £1.70 as recently as last month on the back of these rumours.
Should the rumours persist there is no reason he won’t hit similar levels to Ross Barkley with a top end price of around £2.10. He would then likely settle back down to around his current price should the move go through. The same would be likely if he extends his stay at the emirates for another season.
NABY KEITA - RB LEIPZIG
Second up we will have a look at a potential double deal! Liverpool have in recent weeks been associated with raiding German surprise package RB Leipzig for midfielder Naby Keita and forward Timo Werner. We recently suggested both Keita and Werner as a exciting potential football index promotions in a previous video. With both players currently sitting in the squad list at 42nd and 21st respectively there is potentially a huge margin available in the pair should they become available on a promotion day.
TIMO WERNER _ RB LEIPZIG
Liverpool need to add some pace and dynamism to their attack to complement their current crop and a double deal for this pair would show Jurgen Klopp means business next season. In terms of their Index price both players would enter at just 25p! As we all know the likelihood of picking either up at this price is minute but with attainable promotion day target prices of £1.20 plus there is much money to be made just through their promotion.
Should either player move to Liverpool, both would easily flirt with the £2 mark and higher.
CESC FABREGAS - CHELSEA