Liverpool’s summer season curiosity in Thiago Alcantara has been nicely reported, and it seems they’re now pushing forward with their makes an attempt to signal the Bayern Munich ace.
Based on reviews in Germany, the Reds have made ‘official contact’ with Bayern over signing the Spain midfielder.
Bild say Liverpool approached Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic this week to debate the potential switch of the 29-year-old Thiago, who appears destined to go away the Bundesliga this summer season.
And it seems the Reds have been pushed into making contact for Thiago as Man City have now entered the race for him, with Pep Guardiola eager on reuniting with considered one of his former gamers.
Thiago has just one 12 months remaining on his Bayern contract and is unwilling to signal a brand new deal, which means the German champions need to promote him this 12 months quite than danger dropping him for nothing subsequent summer season.
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And Liverpool and Man City need to reap the benefits of a potential funds switch, with Bayern demanding between £27million and £36m for his or her midfield maestro.
No bids have been submitted but, Bild report, however Liverpool have formally touched primarily based to open negotiations for the switch.