Liverpool are interested in the transfer of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham. The England international is currently among the most sought-after footballers in Europe.
He has played a key role for the German club since arriving from Birmingham City in the summer window of 2020. Jude Bellingham has played 112 games (in all competitions) for the BVB so far, recording 19 goals and 21 assists. The 19-year-old has helped the Dortmund outfit win the DFB-Pokal in 2020-21.
The Stourbridge-born midfielder won the Bundesliga Rookie of the Season 2020-21 and was also included in the Bundesliga Team of the Season last term. Jude Bellingham also finished second in the Kopa Trophy final rankings in 2021.
Jude Bellingham priority transfer target for Liverpool
According to Sky Sports, Liverpool have made signing Jude Bellingham their top priority for next summer’s transfer window. The England international is expected to make a decision about his future after the FIFA World Cup.
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Jurgen Klopp has struggled with his midfield options this season. Jordan Henderson, Naby Keita, Thiago, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Curtis Jones, and Arthur Melo have all suffered injuries during the opening months of the campaign.
Jurgen Klopp will look to bolster his midfield options during the upcoming transfer window. Apart from Bellingham, the Merseyside outfit are also scouting Enzo Fernandez, Konrad Laimer, and Moises Caicedo.
Meanwhile, Bellingham has been in excellent form this FIFA World Cup. He has registered one goal and one assist in four World Cup appearances for the Three Lions so far. His market value has increased significantly owing to his wonderful performances in Qatar.
According to Sky Sports journalist Florian Plettenberg, Borussia Dortmund are open to selling the England international. They are expected to receive a transfer offer in a region of €100 million to €150 million for Jude Bellingham next summer.
Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, and Real Madrid are also interested in securing his services. Jurgen Klopp has a battle on his hands to complete the transfer of Jude Bellingham.
When will England play next in the FIFA World Cup?
England World Cup squad have secured their place in the last eight of the FIFA World Cup after defeating Senegal 3-1 in a round-of-16 tie on Monday. They will next lock horns against France for the quarter-finals tie at Al Bayt Stadium on December 11.
The game will see some of the best players in the world going up against each other including Kylian Mbappe, Phil Foden, Antoine Griezmann, Harry Kane, and Marcus Rashford going against each other.