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Liverpool are prepared to part ways with defender Nathaniel Phillips for the right price this summer, The Sun reports.
Liverpool have suffered a fresh injury blow with midfielder Jordan Henderson set to be sidelined for around six weeks.
Liverpool will be aiming to end their two-match winless streak when they face Southampton on the road tonight.
Liverpool have reportedly made contact with the representative of Lille defender Sven Botman regarding a possible January move.
Ajax defender Perr Schuurs has dismissed the prospect of leaving the Dutch champions next month amid the reported interest from Liverpool.
Just two months into the 2020-21 Premier League campaign, Jurgen Klopp’s side have lost both Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk to season-ending injuries. The absence of the Reds’ two first-choice defenders leaves the reigning English champions with a lack of cover. After selling Dejan Lovren to Zenit Saint Petersburg in the summer transfer window, Liverpool now only have one experienced senior defender in their ranks, and that’s injury-prone Joel Matip. As such, Klopp may seek to bolster his squad in January. So, is Jules Kounde the solution to the Reds’ problem?
Liverpool have no plans of signing a central defender when the transfer window reopens at the turn of the year.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp may consider drafting club graduate Nathaniel Phillips into the central defence alongside Virgil van Dijk for the season opener.