Three Liverpool reporters confirm rough price tag attached to Luis Diaz deal at 7am
Three prominent Liverpool journalists – including Goal’s Neil Jones, The Times’ Paul Joyce and The Echo’s Paul Gorst – have confirmed the club are trying to sign Luis Diaz before the end of winter next Monday.
The trio have confirmed that the club are looking to finalize a deal worth around £37.5m for the Colombian’s services.
The fee for Luis Diaz at Liverpool is said to be €45m plus €15m in additional fees.
The Reds were initially keen on a summer deal but moved on after interest from Spurs accelerated. #LFC
— Neil Jones (@neiljonesgoal) January 28, 2022
Liverpool are looking to complete a £37.5m deal to sign Luis Diaz after diverting Tottenham Hotspur’s interest in the winger from Porto.
— paul joyce (@_pauljoyce) January 28, 2022
Liverpool are looking to hijack Spurs’ move for Porto’s Luis Diaz. The initial fee is said to be around £37m.
— Paul Gorst (@ptgorst) January 28, 2022
Tottenham have also reportedly been interested in the 25-year-old, with some claiming the Merseysiders acted in reaction to growing interest from Spurs.
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With the three journalists backing the deal in question, we can safely say that Liverpool’s interest – let alone our intention to act on that interest – is very real.
It’s an interesting moment on our part given that we expect Mo Salah and Sadio Mane to return to the club after the end of the winter break having theoretically passed the point in the season where emergency reinforcements were needed. required.
Still, it’s quality coverage down the left flank that we could secure before the window closes, while helping to preserve the forward line’s future.