Liverpool have £86m bid rejected for Klopp’s ‘perfect’ forward

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Liverpool have £86m bid rejected for Klopp’s ‘perfect’ forward

Liverpool have reportedly had a gargantuan £86million bid rejected for Juventus forward Federico Chiesa.

According to Italian paper Repubblica, the Reds have made an offer that would make the Italian the joint-eighth most expensive transfer of all time.

, but the Anfield club are the latest to make an official offer.



Chiesa is currently contracted with Fiorentina but is midway through a two-year loan spell at the Old Lady.

His loan will become permanent for £36m next summer if certain conditions are met.

Despite Fiorentina, and indeed Juve’s, reluctance to sell him to a Premier League side, Liverpool are attempting to sign him.

Chiesa is thought to be Klopp’s “perfect” winger for his current 4-3-3 system, competing with the likes of Diogo Jota, , and Sadio Mane for a starting spot.

boss Massimiliano Allegri is also said to consider Chiesa as ‘non-transferable’ with the club’s president Andrea Agnelli seconding Allegri’s stance.

The 23-year-old is off the back of an excellent Euro 2020 campaign as he helped Italy win the competition.

He made seven appearances for the Azzurri, scoring two goals, including a beauty against Spain in the semi-finals.

Chiesa went off injured in the final against , as his side won 3-2 on penalties to lift the trophy.

As well as his impressive form for Italy, the forward scored contributed towards a very decent 26 goals in 46 Juve appearances last season.

Elsewhere, Liverpool are linked with Jarrod Bowen, with for the winger.

Bowen joined the Hammers from Hull in January 2020 for £22million and his performances last season have piqued the interest of .

Bowen is contracted at the London Stadium until the summer of 2025, but the Merseyside club’s interest won’t come as a surprise to Hammers boss David Moyes, who claimed he’s not far away from an England call-up.

“Jarrod’s a player where I think there’s room to improve,” said Moyes. “He can step up again. He’s got another level to go to and I hope we can do that in the next year or two.

“If he can continue with his form, if he can keep his goals tally up, he’ll not be levels away from being close to England squads.”

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Man Utd hand Ole Gunnar Solskjaer new three-year contract

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Man Utd hand Ole Gunnar Solskjaer new three-year contract

Manchester United have put their faith in manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer by handing him a new three-year contract.

The Norwegian, who took over from Jose Mourinho in 2018, will stay at Old Trafford until at least 2024, with the option of an extra year.

It is a big statement from United, who have also shown backing in the transfer market .



Solskjaer delivered a second-placed finish in the Premier League last season, briefly challenging runaway leaders Manchester City, while also losing the Europa League final to Villarreal, but has yet to deliver any silverware in his two and a half seasons in charge.

But he is confident he can deliver trophies to Old Trafford.

Solskjaer said on the club’s official website: “Everyone knows the feeling I have for this club, and I am delighted to have signed this new contract. It is an exciting time for Manchester United, we have built a squad with a good balance of youth and experienced players that are hungry for success.

“I have a fantastic coaching team around me, and we are all ready to take that next step on our journey. Manchester United wants to be winning the biggest and best trophies and that’s what we are all striving for. We have improved, both on and off the pitch, and that will continue over the coming seasons.

“I can’t wait to get out in front of a packed Old Trafford and get this campaign started.”

The former United striker initially took over on an interim basis in December 2018 following the dismissal of Mourinho and forced his way into a permanent role with a fine run of results.

Progress has been steady in his two full seasons in charge, following up a third-placed finish in 2019-20 with a runners’-up spot last season, but a trophy still eludes him after a mixed record in cup competitions.

However, the United hierarchy still believe he is the right man to deliver success to the club.

“Ole and his staff have worked tirelessly putting the foundations in place for long-term success on the pitch,” chief executive Ed Woodward said.

“The results of that have become increasingly visible over the past two seasons and we are all looking forward to seeing this exciting team develop further in the years ahead.

“What is especially pleasing is the way this progress has been achieved with a blend of young, homegrown talent and top-class recruits, playing attacking football in the best traditions of Manchester United. We are more confident than ever that, under Ole’s leadership, we are heading in the right direction.”

 

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