Liverpool in talks with Borussia Monchengladbach for Manu Kone

Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano claims that Liverpool and Borussia Monchengladbach have begun negotiations for Manu Kone. They have also been notified of the 22-year-old Frenchman’s asking price, estimated to be worth €40 million.

Kone, the German club’s star player this past season, could be a wise long-term investment for Liverpool. According to reports, the midfielder is worth between €35 million and €40 million. Additionally, Liverpool has contacted the midfielder’s representatives.

The commanding midfielder will enhance the middle of the field with defensive cover, originality, and flair. He might make the best long-term Fabinho successor. Over the past year, the midfielder for Brazil’s national team has not been at his best. Liverpool will therefore need to start preparing for life without him.

The Reds would benefit significantly from acquiring Kone. Still, it is being determined if they will be willing to pay the asking amount. Liverpool undoubtedly possesses the funds necessary to spend €40 million for the midfielder. So they should try to finalize a deal with Bundesliga heavyweights Borussia Monchengladbach shortly.

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This summer, Liverpool needs to add a number of reinforcements, particularly after losing three midfielders to free agency. They have also been connected to Khephren Thuram and Alexis Mac Allister in addition to Kone.

The promising young Frenchman will be thrilled to transfer to the Premier League and be drawn to the chance to play for a major club. Working with a manager like Jurgen Klopp might hasten his professional advancement, which would be a significant step up.

The 22-year-old possesses all the skills necessary to advance to the level of a top-tier midfielder quickly. Liverpool has a track record of developing young, gifted athletes into established stars. Therefore, the decision would be the best option for all parties, and it would be interesting to see how things play out.

According to Romano, the Bundesliga club is ready to sell the 22-year-old provided their €40 million asking price is satisfied. Therefore, it currently feels like a straightforward transaction for Liverpool.