Liverpool are getting a big transfer boost from Alexis Mac Allister after Roberto De Zerbi’s honest confession
Liverpool’s prospects of signing Brighton and Hove Albion phenom Alexis Mac Allister have received a significant boost from manager Roberto De Zerbi who insisted he would hold no grudge if the midfielder decides to leave the Amex this summer.
The 24-year-old midfielder has been one of the South Coast’s standouts this season and has helped the Seagulls secure a place in next season’s Europa Conference League. the remaining Premier League season.
Such form has led Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City to take keen interest in the 2022 World Cup winner, with the Reds naming the Argentine as a primary target ahead of a comprehensive midfield review this summer.
Having made the decision to drop their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham over eye-watering finances a deal would require, Anfield officials have instead prioritized the arrival of at least two midfielders this summer.
Chelsea’s Mason Mount and Bayern Munich’s Ryan Gravenberch are two players currently under consideration for Merseyside, while Mac Allister is considered a top target.
And Liverpool’s chances of praising the midfielder away from the south coast this summer appear to have received a major boost with De Zerbi admitting Mac Allister and team-mate Moises Caicedo deserve to play at “another level” after their performances in the Premier League. Premier League. this season.
During his press conference ahead of Wednesday’s game against Manchester City, the Italian gave an authentic answer when asked about the Seagulls’ prospect of losing two of their best off-season players.
“They may have the opportunity to change [clubs] because they deserve to play at a different level,” said De Zerbi. “I don’t know what Tony [Bloom, Brighton owner] can decide. But now we can offer them the opportunity to play in Europe because our level is now higher. We can give them one more opportunity.
“When I work I think for myself, I think for my club – but I still think for the players. The players have one career, one life and we can’t decide for them.”
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