Liverpool said they cannot let Man City beat them to the top target

Glen Johnson says Liverpool will remorse not difficult Manchester City for signing Erling Haaland.

The 20-year-old goalscoring machine has been linked to the Premier League and Borussia Dortmund could also be forced to promote their star asset in the summertime in the event that they fail to qualify for the Champions League.

Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea have all been linked with a move.

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And Glen Johnson says Liverpool will remorse shedding out on the Norwegian, particularly if he indicators for City.

“Haaland is an ideal asset for any top team proper now. He is a big, sturdy goalkeeper and proper, ”said Johnson

“He is very young so whoever buys it subsequent might have a chance to promote it for some huge cash in 5 years so, enterprise smart, it may be good to have a look at somebody like that.

“Premiership golf equipment will need it, as a result of it is going to be a case of not desirous to miss out.

“If City goes for it, Liverpool will suppose: ‘We will not let City have it’. And it might change into a race to the road. I feel there can be many golf equipment that may need it if they’ll afford it. ”

In defending their Premier League title, Liverpool are presently fourth within the table and 10 points behind leaders City, who’ve a recreation in hand.

“As a result of Liverpool had been so good last season it was going to be troublesome to keep up that level of consistency,” added Johnson.

“Liverpool have had the identical players as they’ve within the last three years and their level was at all times going to dip at some point with out bringing in big names.

“However then it is hard for them to bring in big names as a result of they do so well.

“Liverpool doesn’t purchase folks for its sake, they do not just spend on any player.

“They’ve solely executed it once they really feel like they’re doing it proper and they’ve confirmed earlier than that it really works – they spent big cash on Alisson and Van Dijk and they’re the 2 best players in these positions within the world.

“I feel they will spend if the fitting player comes up. Somebody like Haaland, I feel they will spend big cash on it.

“You possibly can’t maintain a title challenge with non permanent safety each week, it does not matter who you’re.”


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