Liverpool in talks to sign Argentinian World Cup winner
A potential fee of £70 million has been suggested for the midfielder.
Liverpool have reportedly entered negotiations to sign Brighton and Argentina midfielder Alexis Mac Allister ahead of this summer's transfer window.
Jurgen Klopp's side are on the lookout for midfield reinforcements following a disappointing season which will likely see them miss out on Champions League football.
With the likes of James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita all set to depart Merseyside on free transfers this summer, along with heavily relying on the ageing Jordan Henderson and injury-plagued Thiago, Liverpool are in search of midfield reinforcements.
Having been linked with Borussia Dortmund's Jude Bellingham for the best part of a year, it appears that Spanish giants Real Madrid have won the race to secure the young England midfielder's signature.
This prospect has led to Jurgen Klopp shifting his attention to Brighton's Alexis Mac Allister, with the Argentinian World Cup winner playing a crucial role in what has been a superb season for the Seagulls.
The 24-year-old has made 30 appearances in the Premier League this season, scoring ten goals and grabbing one assist in the process as his Brighton side push for European football.
Now, according to the Mirror, Jurgen Klopp has requested that the Anfield hierarchy close the deal for Mac Allister and see out reported opposition from the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea.
Mac Allister still has three years left to run on his current Brighton deal, but with the south coast club having already signed Liverpool's James Milner and in talks for Borussia Dortmund's Mahmoud Dahoud, it appears Roberto De Zerbi has begun. to plan for life without the Argentinian.
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