Liverpool ‘set to beat Everton’ for Ajax star
Liverpool have made a more aggressive approach for Ajax star Hakim Ziyech in a bid to edge out rivals Everton to land the Moroccan.
The 25-year-old has also been linked with Roma, Lyon and Borussia Dortmund.
But the Reds appear to be in pole position, report Calcio Mercato.
No official offer has been made, but after nine goals and 17 assists in the Eredivisie, the group of clubs mounting offers continues to grow, with Ziyech confirming his intention to leave.
“From the January transfer window, I have been clear that it was my intention to leave Ajax in the summer,” Ziyech told Ajax Life.
“However, the situation has to be right at the next club. If that is not the case, then I will stay.”
James Milner pokes fun at Andy Robertson’s "Squashie tan" at Liverpool’s pre-Champions League final training camp
Liverpool’s players are gearing up for the Champions League final in Marbella, and that means temperatures are rising.
But as revealed by new social media king James Milner, it seems as though one player should have stayed in the shade.
Milner and the squad seem in good spirits as they enjoy their training camp to prepare for next Saturday’s showdown with Real Madrid, where the Reds stand on the brink of winning a sixth European Cup in a season when none of their fans would have expected them to be anywhere near such an accolade.
Reds legend Jan Molby has spoken of the high spirits within the squad as the match approaches, and that seems to be true whenever Milner’s around.
The incredible explanation Trent Alexander-Arnold gave Sir Alex Ferguson about not signing for Manchester United
Trent Alexander-Arnold will be part of England’s World Cup squad after an incredible season for Liverpool.
But things could have been very different for the youngster – had Sir Alex Ferguson got his way.
Alexander-Arnold, who grew up close to Liverpool’s training ground, joined the club at the tender age of six.
The 19-year-old impressed at a summer camp and the rest as they say is history with Alexander-Arnold making it all the way through the youth ranks to the first-team under Jurgen Klopp.
His uncle John Alexander was club secretary at Manchester United during Ferguson’s glorious reign at Old Trafford.
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