JURGEN KLOPP desires £50million-rated Ruben Neves at Liverpool.
And the Anfield boss is about to hit Wolves with a double whammy — by additionally shifting for his or her flying winger Adama Traore.
Klopp believes Neves, 23, can clean up the Reds’ midfield subsequent season for what is going to nearly definitely be their first title defence in 30 years.
Gini Wijnaldum has nonetheless to signal a brand new cope with only a 12 months of his present contract to run.
There may be additionally a rising query mark over the way forward for Naby Keita.
The Guinea midfielder scored in Thursday’s 6-Zero warm-up win over Blackburn however has struggled to make the influence anticipated after his £52.75m signing from RB Leipzig in 2018.
He will probably be given another season however Klopp is dropping persistence.
Portugal ace Neves ticks all the precise containers for the Reds boss attributable to his age, passing ability and expertise of English soccer.
He has had a large affect on Wolves in his first two Premier League seasons, having led them to the Championship title in 2018.
The £15m purchase from Porto has additionally caught the attention of Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola.
Cash at Anfield is tighter below house owners FSG due to coronavirus.
However Klopp can fund a transfer with a spate of summer season gross sales — with Xherdan Shaqiri sure to go.
Divock Origi, Dejan Lovren, Harry Wilson and Marko Grujic may observe him, whereas Adam Lallana will go away as a free agent.
Velocity machine Traore, 24, stays very a lot on Klopp’s radar — as SunSport revealed this month — at a price of £60m.