Liverpool may use ‘dangerous’ contract dilemmas to plan long-term transfer deals
As Liverpool pointed out last season, for the majority of teams the January transfer window is mostly focused on tackling immediate issues.
The Reds have called on Ozan Kabak and Ben Davies to help ease their center-back crisis, following injuries to Virgil van Dijk, Joel Matip and Joe Gomez.
However, while it is seen as a time for a quick fix, Liverpool may be able to use January to research potential long-term deals.
While there has been a lot of talk around the ongoing talks about Mohamed Salah’s contract, with his deal set to expire in 2023, there are plenty of other high-quality players in similar situations.
With 18 months left on their contracts, here is a list of players Liverpool could look to target in the coming months as clubs consider building on their star strengths.
The Leicester City man has been linked with a move to Liverpool in the past and as his contract ends these rumors are expected to continue.
Tielemans arrived in the Premier League with a considerable reputation as a 22-year-old, following his performances for Monaco and Anderlecht, and his stock has only grown since joining Leicester.
The dynamic midfielder has scored five goals and recorded two assists in 14 league games so far this season.
Asked about his contract talks with Leicester in September, the Belgium international said he wanted to “keep as many options as possible”.
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