Liverpool Revives Interest in ‘amazing midfilder’ Amid Midfield Crisis

As they aim to sign French international Aurelien Tchouameni during the summer transfer window, Liverpool FC is once again creating news. After failing to qualify for the Champions League the previous season, the Reds are eager to improve their midfield options. Liverpool must make a difficult choice because Real Madrid wants a high transfer fee of at least £68.5 million for the excellent midfielder.

MADRID, SPAIN – OCTOBER 5: Aurelien Tchouameni of Real Madrid during the UEFA Champions League match between Real Madrid v Shakhtar Donetsk at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 5, 2022 in Madrid Spain (Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images)


According to recent sources, Liverpool has submitted a proposal for Tchouameni in the amount of £51.5 million. However, Real Madrid is refusing to accept anything less than £68.5 million, leaving a sizable gap to fill. The midfielder is wanted by Liverpool this summer, according to football journalist Neil Jones, although the likelihood of a move may hinge on Real Madrid’s pursuit of Kylian Mbappe. If the Spanish team is successful in signing Mbappe, they might be more willing to sell Tchouameni in order to raise money.

Liverpool is intrigued by Tchouameni’s ability to play both as a No. 6 and a No. 8. He was a vital part of the France team that advanced to the 2018 FIFA World Cup final.

Additionally, showcasing his skills on both the defensive and attacking fronts. His ability to contribute in various aspects of the game makes him an ideal candidate to strengthen Liverpool’s midfield, which suffered from injuries and inconsistency in the previous season.


Liverpool’s midfield issues from previous season highlight the demand for additions in that position. With Fabinho and Jordan Henderson gone, the club had trouble playing in Klopp’s preferred manner. The club’s ownership by Saudi Arabia accelerated the rebuilding process and required immediate action from sporting director Jörg Schmadtke.

With fewer midfielders expected to be signed this summer, Liverpool might adopt a practical strategy to fill their midfield needs. The “complete 6/8 hybrid” description of Aurelien Tchouameni makes him a desirable possibility. Liverpool might, however, also take into account Manu Koné, a talented midfielder who provides comparable versatility and strong defensive attributes. Tchouameni’s skill set might be complemented by Koné’s versatility as a No. 6 or No. 8, giving Liverpool a well-rounded attack.

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