Thiago Alcantara has reportedly put his home up on the market in Germany, fuelling the reviews that he may very well be set to affix Liverpool this summer season.
And Reds legend Dietmar Hamann has urged the membership to do every part they will to get a deal for the Spanish midfielder over the road, with options Manchester United have additionally entered the race to signal him.
Thiago has been strongly linked with a transfer to Anfield after getting into the ultimate 12 months of his contract at Bayern Munich.
The 29-year-old, who has received seven Bundesliga titles since becoming a member of Bayern from Barcelona in 2013, was in talks to increase his contract in Germany earlier than the coronavirus soccer shutdown, however these discussions have since collapsed.
And Sport Bild has now claimed Thiago has put his Munich dwelling in the marketplace as he prepares to affix Liverpool.
The Premier League champions are reported to have already agreed private phrases with the midfielder, and will full a switch for round £30million.
Nonetheless, contrasting claims have recommended he may very well be on his strategy to Manchester United, with Thiago’s brother quoted by Spanish publication Sport saying he’s set for a transfer to Outdated Trafford.
However Champions League winner Hamann insists he could be an ideal signing for the Reds, saying Thiago is precisely the kind of participant Jurgen Klopp wants in his squad.
“At 29, he doesn’t fairly match the profile of the Reds’ buying coverage; however, a switch would make sense in my eyes,” Hamann mentioned in an interview with Abendzeitung Munich.
“Jurgen Klopp has extra workhorses in his midfield with Jordan Henderson, Fabinho and Naby Keita, and will use a technician like Thiago effectively.
“That [the rumoured £30m fee] could be an excellent deal in Corona occasions, Liverpool definitely needs to maintain the value down.
“Thiago is 29 and when everyone seems to be match within the Bayern midfield round Joshua Kimmich, Leon Goretzka and Thomas Muller, he sits on the bench.
“Thiago definitely has sensible moments, I like to observe him. However the laborious information are: Bayern was by no means in a Champions League remaining with him.
“The underside line remains to be the more than likely choice for me to go to Liverpool.”
Bayern boss Hansi Flick has just lately mentioned he ‘hopes’ Thiago will stay in Munich this summer season, however membership legend Lothar Matthaus is satisfied Thiago is on his means out of the membership and in addition says Liverpool could be a superb match.
“With Thiago, I’m fairly certain the indicators are suggesting it’s goodbye,” he informed Sport Buzzer.
“What different motive would he have for not having accepted Bayern’s provide?
“Liverpool are clearly very eager on him and he would completely love the soccer, the workforce and match completely with Jurgen Klopp.”