Liverpool transfer news brief: Reds will have to pay club registration fee for the Frenchman, move for excluded defender, more

Liverpool have been linked with several new signings as they look to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season.

Let’s take a look at the latest Liverpool transfer news and rumors as of June 24, 2021.

Liverpool will not sign Ozan Kabak despite Schalke asking price cut

James Pearce, Athletic’s Liverpool correspondent, has hinted that the Reds will not return to sign Ozan Kabak this summer. Kabak impressed on loan at Liverpool last season, but the Reds did not use the option to sign him on a permanent deal.

Schalke wanted around £19m to sell him permanently. However, they have now lowered their asking price to £12m after being relegated to the German Football League’s second division.

was pierce Requested On Twitter if Liverpool returned to playing the Turkey international, he responded with a tweet saying: “No. The ship has sailed.”

The Reds signed Ibrahim Konate last month, and his presence will add more depth to the team’s defense next season.

Read also: David James Column – Top 5 favorites to win Euro 2020

PSG will sell Kylian Mbappe for £155m

Liverpool have been linked with a move to sign Kylian Mbappe, but the Frenchman won’t come cheap. Mbappe refuses to sign a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain, because he wants a new challenge after winning everything offered locally with the Parisians.

While Liverpool remain interested in the player despite his high salary, the Frenchman is also on Real Madrid’s radar.

According to RMC Sport, Mbappe has submitted a transfer request, but he will only be sold at £155m despite his contract status being in place. Mbappe is already in the final year of his contract, but it remains to be seen if any team will be able to afford him this summer.

Liverpool leads the race to sign Yuri Tillmans

Despite the interest of Serie A giants Juventus, Liverpool are leading the race to sign Yuri Tillmans this summer. The Belgian has been linked with a move to Liverpool as they hope to replace Ginny Wijnaldum following his departure to Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.

Corriere dello Sport claims Liverpool will face competition from Juventus for the Leicester City star, but has a financial advantage over Bianconeri.

Read also: Paul Merson’s column – Five surprise packages for Euro 2020 so far

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