Liverpool have made Jude Bellingham one of their main transfer targets for next summer as they look to strengthen themselves in midfield.
However, there is currently no favorite for the Borussia Dortmund star to sign, according to Fabrizio Romano via his exclusive Daily Briefing on CaughtOffside’s Substack.
It’s been a pleasure to watch Bellingham for Dortmund of late, firmly establishing himself as one of the best young footballers on the planet, and it’s no surprise to see a lot of speculation about his future ahead of next summer.
Surely a host of top clubs will be fighting to sign Bellingham, so Romano insists it is too early to say for sure whether Liverpool or anyone else is currently in the strongest position to snap up the England international.
Responding to recent transfer rumors involving Bellingham, Romano said: “I know Liverpool fans will be desperate for updates on Jude Bellingham, and I’ve had a lot of questions about the reports that the Reds are now favorites to sign the player. England international.
“As I have mentioned many times, I think every week we will have a different story about Jude Bellingham. A favorite week for Chelsea, a week for Real Madrid, a week for Liverpool, a week for City…
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“I’m sure Liverpool want him, it’s not new – they’ll be looking for a top midfielder and he’s top of the list, but the race is open between many top clubs and it won’t be decided now.”
Liverpool could do with signing top talent like Bellingham to build up their midfield, with Jurgen Klopp’s side struggling to hit their best form this season as the likes of Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Thiago Alcantara are no longer seen in their best moment.