Liverpool report: Jurgen Klopp asks for £30m bid for ‘The Ghanian Sadio Mane’
Liverpool are set to submit a bid for a young star described by some as « Ghana’s Sadio Mané ».
The Reds have had a difficult start to the season, winning just twice in their first eight games and stuttering once more at the weekend after their loss to Arsenal. This Sunday, Jurgen Klopp’s side take on Manchester City, who could be 16 points clear of their Merseyside rivals if they win.
Many believe the loss of Sadio Mane to Bayern Munich over the summer was felt – although reports now suggest Klopp has given the go-ahead for a deal to sign the next African superstar to follow in his footsteps. of Mane.
Spanish press briefing National says the German boss has asked the Liverpool hierarchy for the club to make a move for Rennes striker Kamaldeen Sulemana.
Sulemana is just 20 and joined Stade Rennais in Ligue 1 last year for €20m from Nordsjaelland. In Denmark, the youngster received the No.10 shirt after Mohammed Kudus transferred to Ajax – Kudus already scored a World against Liverpool in the Champions League this year – while Sulemana’s exit became a transfer record Danish leagues.
The Ghanaian international is right-footed, like Mané, and similarly to the former Anfield hero, can play right, left or center on the front three. His preference, however, is to fit on the left side.
With the Reds having bought Darwin Nunez as the new No.9 for the team this summer, Klopp has the option of playing Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah in the other slots of his front three – while youngsters Harvey Elliott and Fabio Carvalho can also appear in attack. The Merseysiders have also been linked with Kylian Mbappe in recent days.
Still under 21, this signing could be one for the future, but given Klopp’s desire to play with Elliott, Carvalho and Curtis Jones from an early age, there’s still a chance Sulemana could feature immediately. after signing. It is believed that Rennes would demand around £30m for the striker.
Sulemana is valued at around £16million per Transfer market (opens in a new tab).
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