Liverpool January Transfer for 22-Year-Old Receives Huge Blow as Premier League Rivals Now “Firm Favourites” to Acquire Him

Liverpool January Transfer: According to reports, Liverpool will not secure the signing of a central midfielder, as he is set to join another Premier League side.

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During the summer, Liverpool underwent a midfield transformation. Players like Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita, and James Milner departed Anfield as their contracts ended. Additionally, Jordan Henderson and Fabinho moved to Saudi Arabian clubs, with Al Ettifaq and Al Ittihad being their respective destinations.

To strengthen the midfield, Liverpool brought in Alexis Mac Allister, Dominik Szoboszlai, Ryan Gravenberch, and Wataru Endo.

However, despite the new signings making a positive impact, Liverpool are reportedly looking to add another midfielder to their ranks in the upcoming year.

One player on their radar was Fluminense’s Andre. Fluminense’s president, Mario Bittencourt, confirmed Liverpool’s interest in Andre earlier this summer.

Nevertheless, Fluminense made it clear that they would only entertain offers for the 22-year-old after their Copa Libertadores campaign. This strategy paid off, as Andre played a crucial role in Fluminense’s triumph, helping them clinch the prestigious Copa Libertadores title and become champions at the South American club level.

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After the conclusion of the competition, Andre will contemplate his next moves and a possible significant progression in his career. Recent remarks from the player have caught the attention of clubs such as Liverpool, Arsenal, and Fulham: “For sure Barca and Real Madrid are two big clubs – but I think I would choose Barcelona.

“I watch the Premier League and it’s a big dream to play there one day. I’m focused on finishing the season with Fluminense and realising our own dream of winning the Club World Cup.”

Latest Andre Trindade Transfer News

On Wednesday, it was reported that Liverpool have withdrawn from the pursuit of the four-cap Brazil international, paving the way for Fulham to secure his signature.

Liverpool Transfer News

Contrary to initial beliefs, the move for Andre to Liverpool has not progressed as anticipated. Reports from Football Insider indicate that Liverpool’s attempt to sign Andre has ‘collapsed’.

Fulham have edged out Liverpool in acquiring Andre by establishing an ‘agreement in principle’ for his transfer. Fulham are now seen as the ‘firm favourites’ in this transfer chase, and an official announcement is anticipated soon.

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Andre has expressed enthusiasm for joining Fulham despite Liverpool’s interest for two main reasons. Firstly, he looks forward to teaming up with several fellow Brazilians under the guidance of Marco Silva, including Willian, Andreas Pereira, Carlos Vinicius, and Rodrigo Muniz. Additionally, the allure of residing in London significantly influences his decision.

Liverpool might rue their decision to pass on Andre. Currently valued at €25million (£21.7m) by transfermarkt, a successful stint at Fulham could see his valuation surpass £60m, akin to the rises observed for Joao Palhinha and Moises Caicedo.

Hence, if Liverpool decide to pursue Andre in the future, they may need to offer a considerably higher sum.

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