Benjamin Sesko’s name has recently been in the news, and the latest reports will not please Anfield fans.
We recently covered a story from Spain claiming that the Reds are one of the clubs interested in signing the Slovenian international.
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However, according to recent reports, Manchester United is the favorite to sign the 19-year-old center forward.
According to an article published by renowned Spanish source Sport (via The Faithful), the Red Devils have moved into pole position to entice the teen sensation by holding talks with his agent.
The Catalan media outlet has mentioned that Man Utd are prepared to agree to a fee worth £42m (50 million euros) which is the valuation assessed by RB Salzburg to sell their prized asset in the current transfer window.
In a recently held friendly contest against the Reds, Sesko was highly impressive, he scored the winner and was the Man of the Match.
Jurgen Klopp may have signed a top-quality striker in the form of Darwin Nunez this summer but depth is a concern after letting three versatile forwards, Mane, Origi, and Minamino leave.
Moreover, it must be remembered that Portuguese star, Diogo Jota, who has recently agreed on a lucrative contract with the Merseysiders, is currently out injured.