Liverpool would like to splash £13.5million to secure third signing – We take a look

Liverpool have been very much inactive in the summer transfer window as far as the first team signings are concerned.

So far, the Reds have only lured two teenage starlets in the form of Sepp van den Berg (defender) and Harvey Elliott (winger).

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If reports in the media are anything to go by then the Merseysiders are interested in hiring the services of a Guinean winger in the form of Francois Kamano.

According to Italian news outlet Calcio Mercato, Liverpool would like to splash a fee of 15 million euros (£13.5million) to bring the Bordeaux attacker to Anfield.

Stats, performance, playing position:

The 23-year-old is a right footed player, who mainly plays on the left wing but the French club have utilized him in multiple offensive positions.

Last season, he played a few games on the right wing and when needed, Bordeaux played him as an out and out center forward as well (Transfermarkt).

In all competitions, the former Bastia winger featured in 51 games last term and directly contributed in 17 goals (13 goals and 4 assists).

As far as his international career is concerned, so far, he has made 23 senior appearances for his country and scored 5 goals. He started 3 games in the recently concluded African Cup of Nations and scored just a single goal (against Madagascar in the opening group contest).

Guinea were knocked out in the Round of 16 by Algeria, who went on to beat Senegal in the final to win the competition. Not to forget, we already have a Guinean star in our squad in the form of Naby Keita, who joined the club last year but had an injury hit campaign.

Liverpool’s left wing situation:

Jurgen Klopp signed Sadio Mane back in 2016 and in his first season at Anfield, the Senegalese international mainly played on the right wing and was voted as the club’s Player of the Season.

However, since the arrival of Salah in 2017, the former Southampton star has been our first choice left winger.

In the last campaign, Mane was easily our best attacker in the second half of the season as he found the net 16 times in 18 league appearances. Overall, he scored 22 league goals and won the Golden Boot prize (shared with Salah and Aubameyang).

As far as the back-up options are concerned, Shaqiri is there to cover for Salah on the right wing, Origi is there to cover for Firmino in the No.9 role but there is no experienced left winger to cover for Mane.

Ryan Kent is an option but the 22-year-old has so far played just a single senior game for the Reds (back in 2016).

Last season, at times, Origi was used on the left flank but the Belgian international is an out and out center forward. Therefore, a left winger should be lured to improve the depth of our attack.

Have your say – Should Liverpool splash the cash to sign Kamano?

11 thoughts on “Liverpool would like to splash £13.5million to secure third signing – We take a look

  • July 30, 2019 at 12:05 am
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    For the price. He’s a steal Go on Edwards. Get this guy. No brainer

  • July 30, 2019 at 7:11 am
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    An absolute steal in today’s over priced market. Go get him. Its a long long competitive season. We need strength in depth and like for like players in all positions. In Klopp we trust.

  • July 30, 2019 at 8:15 am
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    That’s a good signing! Go get him!!! He’s good player! Trust me!!! I known him better! ???

  • July 30, 2019 at 11:07 am
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    I’m tired of all this transfer saga?in Liverpool …..they always put our hopes high…then it jxt sinks into the ocean…
    Tbh kamano is great would be good to have such an asset

  • July 30, 2019 at 11:39 am
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    Just like the 2002 season, in a position of power to sign the best but end up with ” potential ” another spell in the wilderness beckons

  • July 30, 2019 at 12:16 pm
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    It’s now or never. We need major signings to upgrade the team. We need another VVD, a replacement for andy and a good finisher.

  • July 30, 2019 at 6:04 pm
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    Get kamano and bring back coutinho for heaven’s sake
    He’s an important asset to the team

  • July 31, 2019 at 2:33 pm
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    Kamano was the highest goal scorer for Bordeaux last season. He’s too good for that cheap price. Go and get him.

  • July 31, 2019 at 2:36 pm
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    He is a very talented player

  • August 1, 2019 at 10:50 pm
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    What about Wilson ?

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