Liverpool ‘lead race to sign £90 million valued Jude Bellingham next summer’ as they try to capitalize on rivals targeting Borussia Dortmund teammate Erling Haaland of the England star
Liverpool are reportedly in pole position to land Borussia Dortmund sensation Jude Bellingham in the summer.
With many of Europe’s top clubs looking to sign his club-mate Erling Haaland, the Reds could be hoping for a walk to bring in the English midfielder.
According to the Mirror, Jurgen Klopp has been targeting the 18-year-old to bolster his midfield alongside first-team stars Jordan Henderson and Fabinho and may want to step up to a deal that could be worth up to £90million.
Jurgen Klopp has reportedly made Jude Bellingham a transfer target for Liverpool
Such a deal would see Bellingham eclipse the club’s record purchase that would eclipse the £75million transfer to sign Virgil van Dijk from Southampton.
The report adds that rivals including Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City are so preoccupied with Haaland and his reported release clause of around £90 million coming into effect next summer that Liverpool remains an open target of moving to Bellingham. bump.
The former Birmingham City star has previously been a target for United since joining Dortmund in 2020, in a deal that could cost as much as £30million, and the Championship side would likely make a small profit with a resale clause.
Bellingham already has 10 caps for England and was featured for the Three Lions at Euro 2020
Dortmund, however, are willing to dig in and demand around £90million for Bellingham
Bellingham has become a fixture in his club’s first team and has already earned 10 caps for England, even though he was featured at Euro 2020.
Bellingham, who was fined £34,000 for making controversial comments about a match official following his side’s 3-2 defeat to Bayern Munich over the weekend, was again key on Tuesday night.
Though Dortmund had already been eliminated from the Champions League, the midfielder scored the opening goal for his side, driving through the center before tackling Donyell Malen to finish against Besiktas.
Marco Reus and Erling Haaland then both added braces as they beat the Turkish side 5-0 at Signal Iduna Park to finish the group in third place as they moved into the Europa League after Christmas.
Liverpool are hoping to sign the 18-year-old as rivals target his team-mate Erling Haaland (right)