According to Football Insider, Liverpool might now sign the wunderkind from Borussia Dortmund in January.
As per the report, after having preliminary talks with intermediaries about the potential for a deal and Liverpool are now prepared to commit a huge sum to secure his services as early as the new year.
There is little doubt that Liverpool is in desperate need of squad strengthening after a difficult start to their Premier League campaign this season, and acquiring Bellingham in January would be game-changing for the Reds.
With Naby Keita, James Milner, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain likely to be out of contract next summer, and Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara towards the end of their careers, there is clearly an opportunity for improvement in the center of the pitch.
As a result, the injection of youth and world-class talent would not go a miss for Jurgen Klopp’s side and Bellingham has proven time and time again that he could be the next generational talent to wear the famous red shirt at Anfield
Over 15 league appearances, the £129m ace has scored three goals, provided two assists, and created four huge opportunities, while also averaging 1.1 vital passes, 1.4 interceptions, 3.2 tackles, and winning 9.2 duels per game.
Not only that, but Bellingham ranks in the top 10% of his positional peers across the top five European leagues in terms of dribbles completed, touches, shot-creating actions, assists, and non-penalty goals, demonstrating that he is the ideal complete midfielder with both solid defensive and attacking attributes that could help Liverpool.
With that being said, the powers at Anfield will surely be watching the young talent closely when he participates in the World Cup in Qatar for England and will be readying their offer to Dortmund in hope of snapping up his services before the second half of the season