Liverpool are reportedly “pushing hard” to sign West Ham star Declan Rice at the end of the season.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have experienced a dismal start to their Premier League campaign, strengthening calls for the club to sign a new midfielder in January or next summer.
Reds supporters were clamoring for midfield reinforcements in the previous window but, in the end, fans had to settle for the signing of youngster Fabio Carvalho and the deadline-day loan signing of Arthur Melo from Juventus. .
The report, which comes courtesy of Talk Chelsea (via @TheAnfieldTalk on Twitter), states that Liverpool have “already started the preliminary work” on a move for the 23-year-old.
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Rice has been recognized as one of the Premier League’s best midfielders in recent seasons and is now a full-fledged England international.
The Hammers No. 41 will be one of the first names on Gareth Southgate’s squad sheet when the Three Lions travel to Qatar for the World Cup later this month and there is sure to be a lot of interest in his signing at the end of the campaign. .
The former Chelsea youth player turned down a huge eight-year contract offer from his club earlier this year and his current contract expires in 2024.
It will take a lot of money to sign the Englishman with the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United sniffing around, but with us also keen on Jude Bellingham, it seems the club must be willing to spend the money to ensure they remain as competitive as possible. possible both nationally and in Europe.
Both players will not be short of interested parties and with the likes of James Milner, Jordan Henderson and Thiago Alcantara on the wrong side of 30, reinforcements are required in the middle of the park.
Check out @TheAnfieldTalk’s tweet below via Twitter:
Liverpool will be pushing hard to sign Declan Rice this summer and the preliminary work has already started. [@siphillipssport]
— The Anfield Talk (@TheAnfieldTalk) November 3, 2022
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