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Liverpool: Club interested in Macedonian midfielder Eljif Elmas

It’s no secret that Liverpool are interested in Macedonian midfielder. But who isn’t?

According to the football transfer rumours in Turkish media, Liverpool are set to sign Napoli midfielder Eljif Elmas.

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

The Macedonian international was signed by Napoli in July 2019 from Fenerbahçe for a fee of 16.2 million euros. He has a contract until 2025 with the club.

The midfielder has registered three goals and one assist in 20 matches for Napoli this season on all fronts.

Eljif Elmas
Eljif Elmas

He is considered to be the best midfielder in Macedonia. His record for Macedonia is also impressive. The 23-year-old has scored 9 goals in 46 matches for Macedonia at senior level.

Jürgen Klopp sees Elmas as the perfect addition to his midfield. He is a firm fan of Napoli midfielder and Liverpool could make a move for the player if the financial aspect makes sense.

Someone with Elmas’ skillset will undoubtedly add more quality to Jürgen Klopp‘s midfield.

Liverpool are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.


The former Rabotnicki man will add more quality to Liverpool’s midfield. He has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact.

According to the report, “Napoli midfielder Eljif Elmas is interesting Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp has held a phone call with Eljif Elmas as Liverpool’s search for a midfielder intensifies. Journalist Ahmet Ercanlar claims the Reds manager told Elmas, 23, he would like him to join his squad at Anfield. The North Macedonia international joined Napoli from Fenerbahce in 2019 and his former club in Turkey would be entitled to some of the fee, should a transfer go through. Elmas has made almost 150 appearances for the Italian giants and helped them win the Coppa Italia in the 2019/20 season. However, he has found minutes harder to come by this season, potentially opening the door for him to move to Liverpool.”

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The 23-year-old is currently under contract until 2025. In that regard, Napoli are not in a position where they have to sell. But if they choose to, they are also in a very strong position to set a hefty price tag.

Liverpool have to fork out a huge transfer fee if they are genuinely interested in the Macedonian international.

Eljif Elmas ideal fit for Liverpool?

Eljif Elmas stands as an excellent option for Liverpool.

A midfielder of Elmas’ ceiling will be a massive addition to Liverpool squad as he will not only improve the overall quality of Jürgen Klopp’s starting XI but also add some stability and variety to his midfield department.

Liverpool fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.

It will be interesting to see if Liverpool can beat their rivals to the midfielder’s signature.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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