The latest Liverpool transfer news as Jurgen Klopp and his team prepare for the summer transfer window after missing out on a place in the UEFA Champions League
The 2022/23 English domestic football season concludes today with the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium, which pits Carabao Cup holders Manchester United against Premier League champions Manchester City.
Over at Anfield, the focus has already shifted to the summer transfer window, and it appears that Jurgen Klopp will do some major business early on. With the latest reports confirming a deal is very close, Brighton midfielder Alexi Mac Allister appears to be the first arrival on Merseyside.
In other news, new reports claim that the Reds will make an approach for a Southampton midfielder who was reportedly of interest to Chelsea. The promising youngster could team up with FIFA World Cup winner Mac Allister as the club strives to improve its overall league position next season. On Saturday, June 3, the following are the most recent Liverpool FC transfer news stories:
Liverpool and Mac Allister have reached a ‘full agreement’.
According to Football Insider, Liverpool have agreed to meet Alexis MacAllister’s release clause from Brighton & Hove Albion and will pay a fee of between £55 million and £60 million for his services. It is also claimed that personal terms have been agreed on for a contract worth more than £150,000 per week.
That wage will reportedly triple his current salary with the Seagulls and is expected to be finalized soon. It is also reported that Mac Allister’s arrival will be the start of a ‘radical overhaul’ of the club’s midfield options, which leads to the next piece of news…
Liverpool has made contact with Southampton about a ‘top class midfielder.’
According to Football Insider, Liverpool has contacted Southampton to express their interest in signing Romeo Lavia. The Reds are said to be interested in the 19-year-old as they look to sign a “top class defensive midfielder” this summer.
Chelsea are said to be interested in Lavia, while Arsenal are said to be keeping an eye on his situation. They’ll have to strike a deal this summer because Manchester City reportedly has a buy back clause in his Southampton contract that kicks in in 2024.