Liverpool may be forced to transfer Kai Havertz and Jadon Sancho through ‘Cristiano Ronaldo as a deal’


Timo Werner looks set to play Anfield next season – but only as an opponent when Chelsea arrives at Merseyside in the Premier League.Liverpool seemingly have decided that now is not the time to commit huge sums of money to transfer costs and has never entered into negotiations for the prolific forward, who it seems should play under Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge instead of Jurgen Klopp.

That said, Liverpool shouldn’t be making any big moves when the transfer window opens.

Club faces huge loss of revenue, estimated at £ 200 million, due to impact of Covid-19 preventing fans from attending matches for the foreseeable future, and having to pay back money to broadcasters if the planned reboot hit a bump.

But in the future, when things get back to something closer to normal, speculation will increase as to who Liverpool can move to instead of Werner.

At the start of the 2021/22 season – the club’s campaign for next summer, by which the transfer market is expected to return to more “normal” levels – Jordan Henderson will be 31 years old, Gini Wijnaldum potentially out of contract, and Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino all another year closer to hitting 30.

Youngsters like Harvey Elliott and Neco Williams will likely have made a more regular place on the team of the day, while Trent Alexander-Arnold could negate the need for a midfield signing by taking on the role himself.

But, nevertheless, a refresh will have to take place, since only Adrian was brought in last summer and it is more than possible that no one will come in the next window.

Jadon Sancho and Kai Havertz are two players linked to Liverpool on numerous occasions.

However, Norwegian broadcaster Jan Aage Fjortoft, who regularly watches the two players during his role as a Bundesliga reporter, told a special Blood Red podcast that the Reds may need to act quickly.

He said: “We can guess how the market will evolve, but I think we are exaggerating the impact it will have on Bayern, Liverpool or Manchester United.

“If Jadon Sancho or Kai Havertz is on the market, there will be buyers.

“Havertz, I can compare him to Michael Ballack. There is no other player like Havertz and it is difficult to define what type of player he is. He can play like a false nine and he can become a number 10. ”

“And Sancho is amazing in the way he confronts people. When it is in the surface, we feel the goals. Some score himself and others make assists.

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” [With Sancho and Dortmund] I think they did something like Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United where they said “we can’t sell you now, but stay another year and then we will sell you”.

“And I think this year is now over in summer for these two players. ”

If correct, Liverpool faces a missing pair.

But if Klopp is indeed passionate about one or the other – and he’s known to be a Sancho fan, having wanted it when he left Manchester City for Borussia Dortmund in August 2017 – then the possibility of them convince them to stay in Germany for another 12 months.


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