Atletico Madrid linked with surprise move for Marko Grujic

Atletico Madrid appear to have a genuine interest in signing Liverpool midfelder Marko Grujic this summer.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Atletico Madrid are linked with surprise move for Marko Grujic.

The 23-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Serbia international was signed by Liverpool in January 2016 from Red Star Belgrade. The 23-year-old has a contract until 2023 with the club. In August 2018, Grujic was sent to Hertha BSC on a season-long loan.

Marko Grujic
Marko Grujic

Grujic has scored 4 goals and assisted one more across all competitions this season.

The 23-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Serbia.

As a member of Serbia national football team, Grujic won 8 caps.

Marko Grujic is one of the more likely players to be offloaded by Liverpool this summer and the list of suitors in the Serbia international continues to grow.

Atletico Madrid
Atletico Madrid

Grujic has been long term target of Diego Simeone as the manager look to bolster his midfield options for the next season.

His versatile nature can help the manager to be more flexible with the formations.

According to the TribalFootball (via ESPN), “Atletico Madrid are preparing a move for Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic. ESPN says Atletico Madrid are lining up a bid for Grujic. Grujic joined Liverpool in 2016 for £5.1m but ESPN believe the Reds would now value the Serbian at around £40m. Atleti have identified Grujic as the ideal replacement for Saul Niguez and Rodri, who are both touted with moves away this summer.”

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Liverpool are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the midfelder, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.

Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Atletico Madrid.

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