Liverpool News Summary: Done Deal, Brazilian Star Set to Sign For Reds, Midfielder to Leave

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Done Deal: Highly-Rated Forward Signs Long-Term Contract With Liverpool

Liverpool starlet Rhian Brewster has committed his future to the club by signing a new long-term deal at Melwood.

Brewster is yet to make his first-team appearance for the Reds. However, he is highly regarded at the club and being tipped to have a bright future an due to that rewarded him with a new deal.

The 18-year-old is currently recovering from an ankle ligament injury suffered in January. However, he has put pen to paper on a new long-term contract, the club has not disclosed the exact length of which.

“It feels great. I’ve wanted to do this for a very long time now and I think it’s the right moment for me and my family. I’m looking forward to getting back fit and making some appearances,” Brewster told Liverpool’s official website.

“Since I got here the club has been amazing to me and treated me like family. It seems like I’ve been here my whole life, to be honest. It’s coming up to my fifth season now. I [still] remember my first training session. It’s amazing and I can’t wait to get started.”

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur had both been credited with an interest in the 20-year-old forward who was the top-scorer at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup team last year.

Deal to be Announced Soon: Liverpool Set to Finalise Club Record £66.8m Contract

Liverpool have reportedly been successful with their £66.8m bid for AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson according to the reports from Italy.

Chelsea and Real Madrid have also been rumoured with an approach for the 25-year-old Brazilian keeper who has been on the verge to become Liverpool’s club record signing.

Chelsea meanwhile have been in danger to lose Thibaut Courtois as Belgian star has agreed on personal terms with European champions Real Madrid.

Earlier on Wednesday, it was reported that Liverpool have upped their efforts to sign Brazilian keeper, who has been identified as Klopp’s No.1 transfer target since Champions League final.

According to BBC Sport, Roma have opted to accept Liverpool’s £66.8m offer for their star player despite their desire to keep Brazilian at Stadio Olimpico.

Manager Jurgen Klopp has publicly backed Loris Karius, however, it appears that the German keeper will at least be relegated to the substitutes’ should Alisson sign for Liverpool.

Alisson has spent the last two campaigns at the Stadio Olimpico, with making a total 64 appearances in all competitions.

Liverpool 27-year-old midfielder set to leave team this summer

Liverpool versatile midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is reportedly considering his future at the club following the arrival of two midfield prospects ahead of the next season.

The Merseyside REds have strengthened their midfield options during the summer transfer window signing Fabinho and Naby Keita while they are also believed to have begun talks over a move for Stoke City winger Xherdan Shaqiri.

German national team midfielder Emre Can has left the team on a free transfer, however, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and James Milner, provide further competition for places in the middle of the park.

Turkish outlet A Sport suggested that Dutch midfielder is weighing up his options and could swap the Reds for  Fenerbahce.

The 27-year-old’s ex-PSV manager Philip Cocu is currently a manager of Turkish giants and is thought to be interested in recruiting the Netherland international midfielder in order to once again work with him.

Wijnaldum has made 49 appearances for the Merseyside Reds across all competitions last term, playing a key role in helping the team to reach the Champions League final.