Liverpool have reportedly turned down the chance to sign France striker Christopher Nkunku last summer. Until leading to the path of the player to join the Chelsea team.
The 25-year-old will move to Stamford Bridge this summer after Chelsea agreed a £63m fee with Leipzig last month. Chelsea are reported to have paid £10m more than his release clause to ensure. They don’t come face to face with other clubs.
But Liverpool were actually able to sign Nkunku last summer. But only because Jurgen Klopp and his assistant Pep Leiders turned down the opportunity.
The Daily Telegraph reports Nkunku’s flexible position means. He could be a long-term replacement for Roberto Firmino.
He can also compete with Mohamed Salah and Luis Diaz on the wide. UFABET
Although Liverpool have completed the £44million signing of Kodi Kakpo from PSV, who is expected to make his debut against Wolves in the FA Cup on Saturday. The injury setbacks have lingered very problematic.
Diaz, Diogo Jota and Firmino have all been sidelined for a hectic schedule as the Reds lost 3-1 to Brentford on Monday. Which makes it even more difficult to win the top four.
Although the Reds reviewed the January signing of Nkunku, Chelsea have already beaten them.
The France international has scored 17 goals in 23 appearances for Leipzig this season.