Liverpool’s hopes of reviving their backline might have taken a success at a time of determined want.
The Merseysiders could also be hoping to move into the upcoming January switch window to type out a rising record of accidents affecting the again 4 following the pressured departure of Kostas Tsimikas towards Arsenal.
Fabrizio Romano reported on X (previously Twitter) that the alleged goal Piero Hincapie is among the untouchable names forward of the winter interval.
🚨🔴⚫️ Bayer Leverkusen director Simon Rolfes: “Everybody stays. We do not launch gamers within the winter,” stated Kicker.
No January transfer for Tah, Hincapié or some other participant, Rolfes is assured. pic.twitter.com/p62DsgFpOb
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) December 23, 2023
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Various objectives Liverpool might pursue?
Left-sided? Invoice. Can I play as a left again if completely mandatory? Invoice.
What a disgrace not to have the ability to even attempt to signal such a gifted expertise within the Ecuadorian this winter!
That stated, we aren’t utterly devoid of alternate options right now of yr.
Atalanta’s younger centre-back has not been critically linked with a transfer to Merseyside for the reason that earlier switch window (90 minutes through Football365).
That stated, we would not essentially be disillusioned if our alleged prior curiosity held up, given the 20-year-old’s apparently outstanding skills.
The 6ft 2in Serie A star has been an ever-present for his present employers this season, making 20 appearances and even grabbing a aim and help in 2023/24.
Intriguingly, he’s additionally the fifth participant (statistically) with Piero Hincapie, in accordance with FBref.
He might want to considerably enhance his success fee (twenty fifth percentile), however there may be already quite a bit to work with when you think about his outstanding aerial dominance (81st percentile for aerial photographs gained) and significance to Atalanta’s inventive efforts (ninetieth percentile for shot-making actions).
Goncalo Inacio’s title will sound a little bit extra acquainted and belongs to these of a Liverpudlian persuasion.
The Sporting CP star comes with a £52 million launch clause hooked up to him, in accordance with Sporting’s personal web site, which might permit us to safe the way forward for our backline comparatively simplistically if desired.
The left-footed defender just isn’t as assured within the air as his aforementioned counterpart, however registers within the thirty sixth percentile for aerial assaults gained.
However, there may be a lot to admire in terms of his reliability on the ball, with Inacio having a way more spectacular success fee (89th percentile).
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