Liverpool are set to enter discussions over a £52 million-rated defensive midfielder becoming a member of this membership this summer time.

The Reds are new blood for his or her midfield this season with the likes of James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita all approaching the expiry of their contracts, with gamers reminiscent of Jordan Henderson and Fabinho rising older. Trent Alexander-Arnold has performed as a sort of false midfielder in latest weeks, drifting into the centre of the pitch, although Jurgen Klopp has not prompt that this can be a momentary measure to fight the shortage of a prime possibility within the facet. 

“Long run, we’ll see what we are able to do,” the German stated about Alexander-Arnold’s position in midfield (opens in new tab). “It is determined by the brand new gamers we usher in and who can play in numerous positions, that’s clear, however it fits him extraordinarily effectively.”

Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold has featured in midfield on the ball for Liverpool of late (Picture credit score: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Photos)

Klopp referencing new buys is attention-grabbing, provided that he has by no means beforehand seen Alexander-Arnold as an orthodox midfielder – that means that his latest feedback could possibly be referring to who the Reds carry on this summer time.