Liverpool news: Cody Gakpo Transfer talks held, as Jurgen Klopp sets for huge boost


Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool could be interested in PSV forward Cody Gakpo. Reds boss Mark Hughes has plans for many key players to return following the international break

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Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool’s boss, is believed to be increasing his January transfer window plans. There are reports that the club has held talks with Cody Gakpo, a forward from PSV.

Gakpo (22 years old) has been a standout player for his club and has scored 10 goals for PSV this season.

Dayot Upamecano, a former Liverpool target, has now turned his dreams to Bayern Munich after he switched from RB Leipzig last year.

Klopp, Reds boss, is looking forward to five major boosts following the international break. With players returning from injury and their AFCON contingent getting closer to returning, Klopp will be able to provide five important boosts.

These are the details Mirror Football’s Liverpool news headlines.

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Upamecano’s move goes sour

Dayot Upamecano, the French centre-back who decided to leave RB Leipzig last summer, was one of the most wanted-after signings.

He was pursued by several of Europe’s most prestigious clubs, including Liverpool. But he eventually decided to move to the German giants Bayern Munich.

But things have not worked out for Upamecano in Munich – and he’s now been publically criticised by his boss Julian Nagelsmann as his struggles at the club continue.

Nagelsmann brought up his team’s concentration level as he slammed them for conceding a goal against Hertha Berliner.

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Klopp’s boost

Jurgen Klopp has five important boosts in store after the international break.

Several Reds stars, including Alisson Becker and Fabinho, will be active over the next few weeks.

Star men Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are still on international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations – but the rest of the Reds’ squad can put their feet up for a well-earned rest.

With the AFCON heading towards its business end, Liverpool may have their key players back. Klopp could also be set for a major return from injury.

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Transfer talks held

Liverpool are believed to be in negotiations with Cody Gakpo, forward of PSV, according to reports.

Despite the fact that Anfield was open for January transfers, things have been quite quiet at Anfield.

Gakpo made his international debut last summer for Holland at Euro 2020.

As his club fights Ajax for title, the forward has been in great form in the Eredivisie. In just 15 games, he has scored six goals as well as 10 assists.

Liverpool will have to compete with Man City and Bayern Munich for his signature.

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