Liverpool are known for going under the radar and signing some hidden gems in the transfer window.
As per British media, Liverpool are eyeing move for Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie.
The 21-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The USA international joined Schalke from FC Dallas on a free transfer in August 2016. His contract expires in the summer of 2024.
The midfielder has featured in 32 matches this term, netting three goals and providing one assist in all competitions.
The 21-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in USA. As a member of USA national football team McKennie won 19 caps and he scored 6 goals.
Weston McKennie will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Schalke this term.
Jürgen Klopp has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe. Klopp is a known admirer of the player and is reportedly keen on the idea of bringing him this summer.
Weston McKennie has the talent to play many roles in midfield.
According to the report, “Liverpool have expressed interest in Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie. The USA international is ready to leave Schalke this summer and has declared a hope to move to England. Everton, Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers have all expressed interest in McKennie. However, CBS Sports says Liverpool have now jumped into the race and added McKennie to their shopping list.”
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It would take a huge offer from Liverpool to prise the 21-year-old midfielder from Schalke.
Good signing for Liverpool?
The Premier League side need to add more depth to their midfield and the 21-year-old would be a good signing.
Weston McKennie is still quite young and he will only get better with experience. He would be a good long term investment for Liverpool.
The ball is in Liverpool’s court and they need to take a decision on signing McKennie.
It will be interesting to see if Liverpool make their move for the 21-year-old in the coming weeks.
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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.