Former Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has urged the Reds to bid for Sweden international Alexander Isak.
The 17-point midfielder reached La Liga for Real Sociedad in 2020/21, regardless of being solely 21.
It has starred in Euro 2020 since then and already has attracted comparisons with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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Liverpool is trying to target a new striker this summer time and Isak might be the man to replace Roberto Firmino.
Talking in regards to the player, Enrique said (by way of CaughtOffside): “I do know him very well as a result of he performs[s] for Real Sociedad.
“He is a top player, I’d undoubtedly sign him. [He] very young so hopefully we will go for it, if we won’t go for Erling Haaland or somebody like that. ”
Isak started his career with AIK in his home country of Sweden earlier than securing an £ 8 million move to Borussia Dortmund in 2017.
The German team solely ever scored one goal earlier than being sold to Sociedad.
His growth in Spain has been fast, making him arguably their most essential player.
Isak can be Sweden’s most important supply of high quality and creativity. He was unfortunate to not score on Friday as Janne Andersson’s team beat Slovakia 1-0.
The Swedes are about to qualify for the last 16 after choosing up 4 points from their first two group video games.
Isak’s performances might be integral if they’re to achieve the final stages of the competition.
The striker will not be the one player Enrique has advisable to Liverpool.
The former defender has supported them full a deal for Leeds United winger Raphinha.
He said: “Hopefully we will sign him, he’ll be a great addition to our squad.”
Enrique additionally instructed strikes for Kylian Mbappe and Haaland, though he went on to name Raphinha a extra ‘reasonably priced’ choice.
The one player Liverpool have signed up to now is the center-back Ibrahima Konate. He joined from RB Leipzig in a £ 36 million deal last month.
As typical, the rumor mill continues to affiliate Jurgen Klopp’s side with loads of different players.
One place they may strengthen is midfield after Guinea Wijnaldum joined Paris Saint-Germain.
Yves Bissouma is one choice. It’ll cost between £ 30-40million.