Liverpool January Transfer News: Reds Have “Advantage” Over PL Rivals in Pursuit of £51.5m Centre-back Who’s “Very Close” to Ibrahima Konate

Latest Liverpool January transfer news from Newsnow Liverpool as report claims the Reds now have advantage over their Premier League rivals Manchester United, to sign £51.5m star.

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In accordance with reports originating from France, Liverpool currently holds the ‘advantage’ in the race against Manchester United to secure the services of Jean-Clair Todibo from Nice.

As reported by today’s edition of Nice-Matin, the interest in recruiting the Les Bleus center-back extends to other clubs, including United, Newcastle, Tottenham, and Paris Saint-Germain.

The French news outlet indicates that, in order to secure Todibo during this winter transfer window, Nice are seeking a transfer fee of £51.5 million (60 million euros).

Liverpool Transfer News – Jean-Clair Todibo

Apart from the substantial price tag, Nice have an additional argument to dissuade potential suitors. They have played a pivotal role in propelling the 24-year-old into the national team, and remaining with the club may enhance his chances of securing a spot in Deschamps’ squad for Euro 2024 in Germany.

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Liverpool interested in signing Jean-Clair Todibo

Nice-Matin asserts that Liverpool hold “advantage over Manchester United” in the pursuit of Todibo, who stands as the primary defensive target for Old Trafford.

The Reds, deemed ‘very attractive,’ boast the guidance of an accomplished coach in Klopp, the iconic Anfield stadium, and a rich historical background. Currently leading the Premier League, Liverpool also flaunt a ‘quality squad.’

Reports suggest Todibo is “very close” to Ibrahima Konate, with both originating from the Paris region.

As Matip approaches the end of his contract and Van Dijk shows signs of aging, Liverpool envision a defensive pairing of the two Frenchmen, envisioning a formidable central defence at Anfield for the Merseysiders.

Should Liverpool offer £51.5m to sign Todibo this January or wait until the summer? Let’s know in the comment section.

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