Wednesday’s Liverpool transfer roundup discussed Serie A interest in a Croatian defender, the reported cost of a new signing and plans for a potential new 16-year-old arrival. Today’s edition focuses on a confirmed new contract for a Belgian, a goalkeeper’s desire to move on this summer and eyes on a Northern Irish youngster.
Liverpool have confirmed that Divock Origi has signed a new long-term deal with the club. The 24-year-old Champions League winner told the Anfield outfit’s official website upon putting pen to paper, “I’m very happy to be able to sign this contract and it gives you a boost at the beginning of the season, as well as the end of the season last year. So I’m very happy”.
The Evening Standard is reporting that 6 foot 4 goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is keen to leave Merseyside this summer as he looks to resurrect his career by playing regular football. The 31-year-old made just two appearances last season in all competitions.
Liverpool are keeping tabs on Linfield’s Charlie Allen according to the Belfast Telegraph. A number of Premier League clubs have also been credited with an interest in the 15-year-old, including Manchester United and Tottenham.