Aston Villa helped stop Liverpool signing £ 20m defender, says the journalist

A French-based journalist has claimed Aston Villa played a job in Liverpool failing to acquire the providers of defender Duje Caleta-Automobile.

The Villains secured a £ 14 million Morgan Sanson signing from Marseille last month.

This buy, journalist Jonathan Johnson claims, eradicated the chance Liverpool would sign teammate Caleta-Automobile.

A French outlet, RMC Sport, reported that the Reds had submitted a £ 20 million bid for the 24-year-old player however failed a possible deal.

Johnson claims that the cash Marseille obtained from the sale of Sanson, as well as the cash obtained for Nemanja Radonjić, who’s certain by Hertha Berlin, meant the Ligue 1 membership making an attempt to promote cash one among their main players within the end.

Chatting with Sky Sports activities News, Johnson said: “Well, clearly (Sven) Botman and Celta-Automobile from Lille and Marseille have been linked to Liverpool.

“I believe the mix of Marseille promoting Morgan Sanson to Aston Villa and lending Radonjic to Hertha Berlin has taken care of their short-term monetary package deal.

“It means they will maintain on to Caleta-Automobile for a short while longer.”

As a substitute, Liverpool introduced in Schalke referee Ozan Kabak and Preston North Finish’s Ben Davies in on the closing day.

Caleta-Automobile has played in all however one among Marseille’s video games to this point this marketing campaign. In complete, he has already played greater than 2,000 hours of football this season.

Inside that time, he has scored twice and assisted one other goal.

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Mane about to lose Brighton conflict

Jurgen Klopp has advised that Sadio Mane will miss Liverpool’s recreation with Brighton on Wednesday.

The striker sat out the 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday with an unspecified muscle problem.

Previous to the sport, Klopp confirmed the place the striker stays “because it was.”

Even when judged slot in time, Mane is unlikely to be compromised with opponents Manchester City on Sunday.



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