Liverpool transfers: Exit set to be confirmed, Brewster admission, two clubs want Grujic

Liverpool have already secured their key transfer targets this summer, with Kostas Tsimikas, Thiago Alcantara and Diogo Jota arriving at the club for the 2020-21 Premier League season.

Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to be in the market for too many more new faces as he gears up for a title defence in the coming months, but there could still be a host of late departures before the transfer window closes on Monday.

Sporting director Michael Edwards has developed a reputation for securing huge returns in transfer negotiations and will be pushing to boost the Anfield coffers.

Express Sport have taken a look at the latest Liverpool transfer rumours.

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Xherdan Shaqiri set for Liverpool exit

Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri could be on the verge of a move away from Anfield before the transfer window closes on Monday.

The Switzerland international was omitted from the Reds squad for their Carabao Cup fourth-round penalty shootout defeat by Arsenal in midweek, with boss Jurgen Klopp hinting he could now move on.

According to reports from the Liverpool Echo, two unnamed clubs have expressed an interest in the 28-year old, with Liverpool valuing the former Stoke City man at around £20million.

One of those interested in an offer is said to be a Serie A club, sparking rumours that Simone Inzaghi’s Lazio are prepared to reignite their January interest in him.

Rhian Brewster admission after Sheffield United switch

Sheffield United confirmed a club-record £23.5million deal for Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster on Friday, and the striker admitted it was a “difficult” decision to leave Anfield.

The 20-year old signed a long-term contract at Bramall Lane, but Jurgen Klopp’s side have secured two key clauses inserted as part of the deal.

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The Reds will reserve a buy-back option on him until 2023, and the defending Premier League champions will also receive a 15 per-cent sell on clause if he leaves the West Yorkshire club.

Brewster, who spent five years at Liverpool but made just four first-team appearances, said: “Yeah of course, it’s hard leaving any team and a team like Liverpool, who are amazing.

“They’re only on the way up right now. It’s difficult to leave but for me, I think I need game time and for me and my career.

“I think it’s time to push on and try and get regular game time in the Premier League. I think the step for me is to do it here.

“I’m going to try do as much as possible to help the team, work hard on and off the pitch, try to score goals and help the team.”

Premier League pair want Marko Grujic

Premier League duo Southampton and West Ham will battle it out to sign Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic before the transfer window closes on Monday.


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Both sides are keen on a move for the Serbian international, according to a report from The Boot Room, and Jurgen Klopp is open to selling the 24-year old for around £7.5m.

Grujic was one of Klopp’s first Liverpool signings, joining from Red Star Belgrade in a £5m deal back in January 2016.

However, he has consistently struggled to force his way into Klopp’s plans, spending the last two-and-a-half seasons out on loan with Cardiff City and Hertha Berlin.

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