Liverpool are monitoring the progress of Leeds United attacking midfielder Raphinha, a report claims.
Raphinha has regarded like a sensible sign since becoming a member of Leeds from Rennes in the summertime. The Brazilian has 4 goals and 4 assists within the Premier League to date, out of 16 appearances.
He marked his newest look with a goal against Everton, and assisted in every of the earlier two video games.
The £ 17m price Leeds spent to sign already appears like well spent cash. Nonetheless, if its present fee of progress continues, they could not have the ability to maintain maintain of it for for much longer.
In accordance with Football Insider, the Premier League champions Liverpool are watching how Raphinha develops.
Liverpool are contemplating strengthening their attack in the summertime. They added depth of defense within the January switch window, however might do with some choices additional up the field.
Raphinha is allegedly one of many shortlisted names, and they’ve sent scouts to observe him.
These scouts have to date been impressed by what they’ve seen of Raphinha. The truth is, the report claims that the winger has “blown away” these watching him on behalf of Liverpool.
Nonetheless, Football Insider speculates that Liverpool might face competition from different Premier League teams.
Raphinha has thrived on the appropriate side of Leeds’ attack, that means he might present cowl for Mohamed Salah if he moved to Liverpool.
Nonetheless, it isn’t but clear whether or not the promoters will really bid. It appears like they’ll continue scouting for the time being.
Salah on his means out?
Liverpool’s interest in Raphinha could also be a sign that they’re making ready for Salah’s departure.
The Egyptian forward stays integral to their side, however his contract will not be a precedence on the moment.
Subsequently, Salah could ultimately need to be sold – although he desires to stay at Anfield for so long as doable.
Saturday’s papers instructed a series of occasions that would result in Salah leaving and Kylian Mbappe ultimately arriving.