Club Worry FSG Might Make a “Monstrous Offer” to Secure Top Player for Liverpool

Liverpool made significant changes during the summer transfer window, bringing in Alexis Mac Allister, Wataru Endo, Ryan Gravenberch, and Dominik Szoboszlai to revamp their midfield, replacing players like Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita, and Fabinho.

As a result, they have been performing well and are currently leading the Premier League title race ahead of Arsenal and Manchester City.

While focused on the ongoing title race, Liverpool is also looking ahead to next summer. Reports suggest that they are considering making another big signing by submitting a “monstrous offer” to acquire a prominent European player from his current club.

Under the leadership of Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool have regained their top form after missing out on the Champions League qualification last season. However, there is always room for further improvement in the team.

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Liverpool may need to seek additional midfield talent if they aim to achieve more trophies. The club hope to avoid a frantic summer in search of players, but there are indications they might make significant moves.

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A report from Milan-based outlet Linterista, as cited by Sport Witness, suggests that Inter are concerned about Liverpool making a “monstrous offer” for Nicolo Barella. This could prompt Inter to negotiate a new contract with the midfielder to retain him.

Barella’s existing contract with Inter is valid until 2026. This timeline leaves him with only two years before he could potentially depart on a free transfer. Inter hope to avoid a situation where they are compelled to sell Barella, especially with interest from clubs like Chelsea, Liverpool, and Newcastle United.

Barella Would Significantly Boost Liverpool Midfield

Barella stands out as a potential game-changer for Liverpool’s revamped midfield. His exceptional skills and performance could significantly elevate the team’s gameplay.

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Some even believe he might be the top choice for the Reds in midfield. When comparing Barella’s current season statistics with Liverpool’s existing options, the numbers strongly support this viewpoint.

PlayerProgressive CarriesProgressive PassesPasses into final thirdGoals + Assists
Nicolo Barella351521135
Alexis Mac Allister1580572
Dominik Szoboszlai51108654
Curtis Jones1031281

Even when he’s not performing at his peak, Barella garners praise in Italy, with Christian Vieri mentioning him on Bobo TV via FCInterNews:

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“Barella isn’t at his best. But that’s okay, I don’t see this as a big problem. Inzaghi now has a very strong bench. So this season, if Barella is tired, he gets to rest and Frattesi plays in his stead. I always considered Barella a great midfielder. In my opinion, he remains a point of reference for the manager.”

That being said, it’s understandable why Inter is worried about Liverpool making an offer for their midfielder, considering his evident talent in midfield.

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