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.




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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