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Liverpool Could Go Forward With Transfer Despite Big Release Clause


Liverpool could still pursue a move for Real Betis left-back Junior Firpo, despite the £45million release clause that has been revealed to be inserted in his contract, according to a report from The Guardian today.

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The article states that “Liverpool are undismayed” by the 22-year-old’s release clause as they search for a replacement for “the likeable but erratic Alberto Moreno”.

Firpo would undoubtedly be a significant upgrade on Moreno, but it may still come as a surprise that Liverpool are willing to pay such a hefty fee for a player that would likely act as Andrew Robertson’s deputy; with Robbo still only 25, it seems unlikely he’ll be displaced in the near future.

Perhaps Klopp is attracted by Firpo’s versatility; while conventionally a left-back, the Spaniard has also filled it at centre-back, left-wing and even as a defensive midfielder at times. This versatility could prove appealing as Liverpool look to compete on multiple fronts next season.

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Although his injury record is concerning, with recurring hamstring issues seemingly an issue, Firpo would be an exciting signing that would provide real depth to Liverpool’s squad.



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