Marseille midfielder Duje Caleta-Automobile has confirmed that Liverpool made a switch offer in January to bring him to Anfield.
The Reds began the current window with no center backs; Joel Matip raised an affair concern in late December so as to add to long-term points for Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez.
However whereas the Cameroon returned, he suffered severe ankle ligament injury against Tottenham. In that regard, Liverpool suffered a busy deadline day, securing two center-back offers.
They have been joined by Ozan Kabak and Ben Davies, of Schalke and Preston respectively. Nonetheless, a number of different names reportedly went into the radar of membership bosses, together with Caleta-Automobile.
Studies prompt the 24-year-old had traveled to Marseille State Airport ready to fly to Liverpool.
Though the Croatian did not open up such hypothesis, he confirmed at a press conference (by way of the Liverpool Echo) on Tuesday that the Reds had offered.
“Right this moment is the Champions League, and I’ll watch the 2 Barcelona v Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig v Liverpool matches], “he said.
“I accepted an offer from Liverpool. I used to be honored to know that such a membership needed me.
“We determined with the membership that I used to be going to stay.
“Marseille can be a great membership and I nonetheless have lots of enchancment to do right here.”
Caleta-Automobile, who moved to the Ligue 1 membership in 2018, has played 21 top-flight video games this season, maintaining 5 clear sheets.
Kabak, in the meantime, had a troublesome first recreation for Liverpool last Saturday. Turkey’s international match went with keeper Alisson Becker as Leicester received 3-1.
Davies has but to play after lifting a small hill.
Carragher reveals his favourite signing in Liverpool
Elsewhere, Jamie Carragher has chosen who he believes is Liverpool’s best signing of the Premier League period.
Jurgen Klopp’s three hits are shortlisted for 5 males, following their canter to the membership’s first league title in 30 years.
Nonetheless, it’s a sign of the Nineteen Nineties that takes the top spot for Carragher.