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Liverpool definitely looking for a midfielder like Tchouameni

Liverpool have set their sights in the direction of Monaco’s defensive midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni.

What’s the word?

That is according to the latest reports from football correspondent Dominic King who claims that Liverpool target Aurelien Tchouameni is “a player they are looking at.”

Though it will not be easy, with King adding: “But other clubs in frame, too, most notably Real Madrid, who are favourites.”

He then said: “Liverpool, however, most definitely looking for a midfielder with his qualities.”

To stir the pot even further, another well-known source – this time in the form of Fabrizio Romano – replied to Tchouameni’s tweet that read: “Frankly what a pleasure to watch a match of this level”

Romano’s reply: “And soon you’ll be there,” after the young prodigy spoke of watching Manchester City v Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday evening.

Should Liverpool sign him?

The first perspective of this tweet would see Real Madrid fans delighted.

Though, the second way will please the Anfield faithful and could be seen as “you’ll soon be there”  – in the latter stages of the Champions League, just like Liverpool have been over the last few seasons, with Romano’s claim deliberately broad.

Tchouameni is a defensive-minded midfielder who shines in his role at Monaco, with his passing ability just one of the attributes that would enable him to fit into a Klopp side.

Would you take Tchouameni at LFC?

Yes

Yes

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Although the 22-year-old is capable as a central midfielder, his attacking metrics, despite his average of two shots per 90, confirm he is playing in his strongest position as a defensive midfielder. That said, there are clearly more strings to his bow, something his rather comedic nickname of “the octopus” portrays.

In Klopp’s side, the £36m-rated gem would offer further depth and allow for a rotation option in place of Thiago, Fabinho and Henderson who are all ageing. Tchouameni, on the other hand, is very much one for the future and someone that Liverpool can build their squad around.

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