Football transfer rumours: Liverpool keen on Brighton's Ben White?

Standard Post with Image

Today’s whispers are calling the shots until you wake upHaving suddenly twigged that the answer to their defensive woes might not just be dependent on the state of Joël Matip’s hamstrings, Liverpool have worked out they could actually buy themselves out of bother. And while a cut-price deal for David Alaba or Dayot Upamecano would seem like a sensible thing to aim for, they look set to persist with Jordan Henderson at centre-back for a while yet. Despite all the sweet revenue from those face-cream ads lining the club coffers, neither Alaba or Upamecano are currently seen as viable, with the former out of contract this summer, while the Frenchman reportedly has a £40m release clause go live in July. Brighton’s Ben White is also a transfer target for Jürgen Klopp although, strangely, there is not expected to be a bid this month.Another defender who could be on the move this summer is Sergio Ramos, who is out of contract at Real Madrid. Manchester United have been heavily linked although the defender’s future is thought to be heavily influenced by his wife, who works as a TV presenter in Spain and is less than keen to leave the capital for all the hidden delights within the M60. Continue reading...

The Guardian