Liverpool speed up defender recruitment in January following Big Trent progress.

Trent Alexander-Arnold
Trent Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool are investigating an expected arrangement for a flexible safeguard as the January move window draws near, sources have told Football Insider

The Reds are accepted to need a protector who can star in different jobs across their back line and not really as a one-position subject matter expert.


A very much positioned source has told Football Insider that Liverpool view this hunt as “key” to their prosperity this season as Trent Alexander-Arnold’s job quickly develops.

Alexander-Arnold, who got through as a right-back, is all the more habitually moving into midfield for Jurgen Klopp’s side as the German attempts to take advantage of his inventive capacity.

In that capacity, Klopp is quick to reinforce his safeguard with left-back Andy Robertson out with a drawn out shoulder injury.

The Scot’s nonattendance has featured the general delicacy of Liverpool’s crew profundity – and that is something the Merseysiders are quick to cure in January.

Joe Gomez played at left-back and was not exactly great unpalatably as Klopp’s side drew 1-1 against Luton on Sunday (5 November).

Kostas Tsimikas had begun in the past two Chief Association games however was dropped for the Hatters conflict.

Kostas Tsimikas
Kostas Tsimikas

Football Insider uncovered on Monday (6 November) that Liverpool have joined Tottenham in the race for Bournemouth star Lloyd Kelly in front of the January move window.

The 25-year-old is out of agreement on the south coast toward the finish of the time.

He can play both at focus back and left-back and has Chief Association experience following his Cherries appearance in 2019.

Liverpool sit third in the Chief Association following their draw at Kenilworth Street.

Klopp’s side face Toulouse in the Europa Association on Thursday (9 November) prior to confronting Brentford on Sunday (12 November).


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