Liverpool linked with surprise move for Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes

The Reds are reportedly keeping a close eye on many midfielders across the Europe.

According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Liverpool are linked with surprise move for Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimaraes.

The Brazil international only joined Newcastle from Lyon in 2022 for 42 million euros and his contract runs to June 2026.

The midfielder has banged in 2 goals and provided 2 assists in 10 matches this term on all fronts.

Bruno Guimaraes
Bruno Guimaraes

He is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Brazil. As a member of Brazil national football team, Bruno Guimaraes won 8 caps and he scored one goal.

His impressive performances this season have apparently caught the eye of some of Europe’s big clubs.

Adding a midfielder remains Liverpool’s top priority this winter and Jürgen Klopp will have drafted a shortlist of a number of possible targets he could approach in the coming weeks.

Klopp is a long term admirer of Guimaraes and believes he can get the most out of the Brazil international.

The Reds are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

Newcastle United
Newcastle United

There is no doubt that Guimaraes will take Liverpool’s midfield to a different level.

According to the report, “Liverpool are showing firm interest in the signing of Newcastle’s ever-improving midfielder Bruno Guimaraes. Jurgen Klopp’s side are very much in the market to strengthen their midfield options in 2023. Indeed, they will likely make at least two new signings with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita both likely to leave on free transfers. Furthermore, James Milner is likely in his final season at Anfield, with the veteran star turning 37 in January. And both Jordan Henderson and Thiago are showing signs of slowing down. Both are over 30 now and both have already succumbed to injuries this season. As such, midfield additions are very much in the club’s thinking with sporting director Julian Ward drawing up a wanted list. Now, according to TNT Sport in Brazil, the name of Guimaraes features highly on that wishlist.”

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Liverpool will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Newcastle to the negotiating table. They have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.

Bruno Guimaraes ideal fit for Liverpool?

If Liverpool and Klopp are seriously considering a midfielder, Bruno Guimaraes could also prove to be a smart option.

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

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Liverpool.

How strong that interest is and whether Liverpool will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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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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