Liverpool join Man Utd in a £ 52m race for new Bruno Fernandes

Liverpool are said to be within the hunt to sign Sporting Manchester United midfielder Pedro Goncalves.

The 22-year-old has scored 20 goals in 31 top appearances in Portugal this season, having successfully replaced Bruno Fernandes when he joined in 2020.

And Goncalves has been was concerned in a move to join Fernandes at Old Trafford following his spectacular shows.

However Report (via TEAMtalk) now claims Liverpool is within the playmaker, which has a launch clause of £ 52million.

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The Portuguese champions are said to be eager to retain Goncalves and are drawing up the paperwork to extend its exit clause to £ 69million, however Liverpool it may move shortly to test their decision.

Goncalves could possibly be thought-about a alternative for Barcelona-bound Georginio Wijnaldum, although it could present extra midfield creativity than the Dutch international, and it’s nonetheless unclear whether or not Wijnaldum’s move to ‘ r Catalans bearing fruit.

Wijnaldum has been a key cog within the latest Premier League and Champions League side Jurgen Klopp.

There have been rumors that he’s ready for a new challenge with Liverpool not willing to offer the size of the contract he needs.

Anyway, Sky Sports activities just lately claimed that Barcelona ‘Considering of constructing junior star Ilaix Moriba an necessary first team player subsequent season as an alternative of signing’ Wijnaldum.

Chelsea have just lately joined the race for Wijnaldum’s signature as Thomas Tuchel believes he may kind a great midfield partnership with N’Golo Kante.

And now the ‘High Secret’ report is Mundo Deportivo (via our friends at Sports activities Witnesses) claimed that there was consensus within the Barcelona dressing room that they might somewhat sign former Barcelona star Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain over Wijnaldum and Memphis Depay.

Depay, who performs for Lyon, was one other target for Ronald Koeman last summer season however strikes weren’t realized for the Dutch duo.

The Barcelona squad are understood to be ‘nonetheless ready’ and ‘dreaming’ of the day Neymar returns to Camp Nou as they see him as a ‘big assist’ of their quest to win future Champions League titles.


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