Liverpool target Freiburg centre-back Caglar Soyuncu

Freiburg star Caglar Soyuncu is a target for Liverpool in January.

Liverpool are set to sign Freiburg centre-back Caglar Soyuncu, according to the football transfer rumours in British media.

The Turkey international was signed by Freiburg in July 2016 from Altınordu for a fee of 2.5 million euros. The 21-year-old has a valid contract with Freiburg until June 2021.

Soyuncu has played 36 times for Freiburg since signing from Altınordu, scoring one goal and creating one assist in that time.

The 21-year-old is considered to be one of the best centre-backs in Turkey.

The Turkey international has been in outstanding form for Freiburg this season.

 

Caglar Soyuncu
Caglar Soyuncu

 

Caglar Soyuncu has represented Turkey at Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 8 caps, before making his senior international debut in March 2016. As a member of Turkey national football team, Caglar Soyuncu has won 9 caps.

Jurgen Klopp is looking to shore up his defensive options and Freiburg’s Caglar Soyuncu happens to be a target.

The Liverpool manager has kept an eye on Caglar Soyuncu for the last 12 months and he is impressed with the centre-back’s performances.

The Turkey international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Jurgen Klopp wants to target in the winter transfer window.

 

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Liverpool will be desperate to make an impact in winter transfer window.

According to the report in British media, the 21-year-old is said to be keen on a move to the Premier League and Liverpool among several clubs in England keeping tabs on the player. Freiburg are unlikely to sell their centre-back midway through the season unless a bid in the region of 20 million euros is tabled.

It will be interesting to see whether Liverpool make their move during the January transfer window.

 

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