ESPN has released a fascinating Liverpool transfer update on their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham.
The Reds have long been linked with a move for Bellingham, who is one of Europe’s most coveted young emerging prospects.
A plethora of Premier League clubs have taken a real interest in the 19-year-old, including Chelsea, Manchester United, and Manchester City, coming amid his scintillating start to the 2022/2023 Bundesliga campaign.
As per WhoScored, the 2022 World Cup hopeful is a real all-rounder, currently ranking at the very top of Dortmund’s charts for tackles made, shots attempted, and completed dribbles per 90 in the league. Bellingham is also among their best-performing players overall and has taken Germany by storm despite being just a teenager.
The 6 foot 1 midfield colossus could become a real superstar over these next few years, with Liverpool and club owners Fenway Sports Group by extension in the race for his signature.
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Now, American broadcast giant ESPN has shared an exciting update on Jurgen Klopp’s chances of signing the England international.
They claim Liverpool is now ‘leading the race to sign Bellingham and the Reds are even ‘forging a close relationship’ with the player’s camp.
Furthermore, the source adds that FSG is ‘ready to pay a large price to get the gem, which will definitely satisfy Klopp and the club’s followers.
As seen by the numbers in this post, Bellingham is quickly emerging as one of Europe’s most promising stars for the future – or possibly even for now.
At 19, the former Birmingham City star is outperforming most in Germany’s top division, and it’s safe to say he’s living up to Dortmund’s lofty asking costs thus far.
The competition for Bellingham, dubbed a “monster” player by The Athletic’s Jacob Tanswell, will undoubtedly be the most attention-grabbing transfer drama of 2023.