According to Tuttomercatoweb, Brighton, and Liverpool have reached a verbal agreement on the transfer of midfielder Alexis Mac Allister in the 2023 summer transfer window.
With Oxlade Chamberlain, James Milner, and Naby Keita set to depart after the 2022/23 season, adding midfielders is top Liverpool transfer targets for head coach Jurgen Klopp. The player that the German coach is targeting is Alexis Mac Allister.
The Brighton midfielder possesses technical skills, creativity, and a diverse range of finishing abilities. Liverpool has reportedly taken a step forward in the aforementioned transfer deal.
Specifically, according to information from Tuttomercatoweb (Italy), The Kop and Brighton have agreed on a fee for the Argentine midfielder after leaders from both sides held direct talks on the evening of May 6th (according to UK time).
Liverpool has agreed to pay £60 million plus an additional £5 million in fees to acquire the reigning world champion. Although this is not a cheap price, given what Mac Allister has shown, he is more than deserving of Brighton’s demand from Anfield. And it will make him become one of Liverpool most expensive signings in history.
Recently, there have been reports that the Argentine star himself is eager to join Liverpool as he admires the talent of manager Jurgen Klopp. Moreover, his representative has agreed to a contract with the Reds that extends until June 2028.
With Liverpool and Brighton agreeing on a transfer fee, The Kop is almost certain to acquire the midfield star in the 2023 summer transfer window. This is a highly anticipated deal for fans of the port city representative while also adding quality to the Reds’ midfield for the upcoming season.
By joining Anfield, Liverpool new signing – Mac Allister will have the opportunity to compete for top honors in various tournaments, which he would find difficult to achieve while playing for Brighton.
In addition to Argentine star Mac Allister, Liverpool is also targeting Mason Mount (Chelsea) to strengthen their midfield. The English player is reportedly willing to leave after losing his starting spot at Stamford Bridge this season, so the chances of Liverpool bringing Mount to Anfield are quite high.
Besides Mac Allister, Liverpool is also confident in signing Ryan Gravenberch at the end of the season. The 20-year-old Dutch player is currently struggling at Bayern Munich and has been linked with a move away from the Bundesliga. Football Insider claims that the Reds are confident of completing a deal in the coming days.
Gravenberch joined Bayern for £20 million at the start of the season but has been unable to secure a regular starting spot. It is likely that the Bavarian giants will demand at least the same amount they paid for him.
Liverpool is in need of midfield reinforcements as they are set to let go of several players such as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, James Milner, and Naby Keita on free transfers this summer.
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