Liverpool transfer news: Forward has €98m release clause, Lovren replacement found and more – 26th April
Firmino has €98m release clause
Roberto Firmino has a release clause of just €98 million, according to a stunning report. Football Leaks have reportedly got hold of his contract at Liverpool and have extracted that information.
The Reds will now be trying their best to get the Brazilian to pen a deal. The release clause isn't a big one and could be activated by any big club in Europe.
The £29 million signing from Hoffenheim has been in blistering form this season. He still has two years left on his contract but is set to be offered a new one this summer.
Liverpool eye Clément Lenglet
The race for Clément Lenglet just got a lot more interesting. Until last week, it was just Barcelona who were interested in signing the Sevilla defender but now, Manchester United and Liverpool have also looking to making a swoop for him.
The Catalan side were linked with a €30 million move for the French defender. They want him as the future of Samuel Umtiti at Camp Nou is in doubts. Jose Mourinho wants him as a replacement for Chris Small as per reports.
Jurgen Klopp too wants him to walk straight into the Liverpool XI. The defender as seen the replacement for Dejan Lovren.
Ruben Neves breaks silence on his future
Liverpool target, Ruben Neves has finallt spoken about his future at Wolverhampton. Speaking at the EFL Awards, Neves said, “Honestly, I love to play here. I love the boys and I love the fans. I am really happy here. I have it all to stay, but in football we never know. Yes, I would like to stay.
”Of course, it is my first season in the Premier League. It is the place that Wolves deserve. The fans deserve it as well. So I am happy here, like I said before. If it is possible, I would like to stay here to have my first year in the Premier League.
"We go in the same path [in the Premier League], we work hard in the way that we play. We are really happy because we achieved our goal a little bit early.” added the midfielder.