Liverpool have two gamers rising as attainable switch targets for Saudi Professional League membership Al Ettifaq, in line with Ben Jacobs.
Talking completely to CaughtOffside for his Day by day Briefing column, Jacobs revealed that supervisor Steven Gerrard held a three-hour switch assembly with the membership just lately, with Reds duo Joel Matip and Joe Gomez among the many names talked about and mentioned.
Liverpool bought Jordan Henderson and Fabinho to Saudi golf equipment final summer time, and one imagines there could possibly be some openness to letting a squad participant like Gomez go away, whereas Matip additionally seems to be set to be obtainable within the coming months as he’s edging ever nearer to being a free agent.
“Ettifaq are exploring a variety of formidable choices each in January and this summer time to bolster Gerrard’s squad. Two Al-Ettifaq targets for this window are Fenerbahce’s Ryan Kent and Al-Hilal’s Abdulellah Al-Malki. Steven Gerrard was a part of a three-hour recruitment assembly on Monday the place Liverpool’s Joel Matip and Joe Gomez, and Villa’s Bertrand Traore, had been additionally mentioned for summer time 2024,” Jacobs stated.
“A few of these names could also be introduced to Henderson to assist reassure him of future plans and the venture. The England midfielder is believed to be self-representing, and will he discover a real suitor Ettifaq’s ‘not on the market’ stance may but be examined, however it’s actually not a simple exit to facilitate.”
With Jordan Henderson reported as searching for a approach out of Al Ettifaq, it could possibly be that gamers like Matip and Gomez are being eyed as much as assist hold the England worldwide blissful and assist him really feel extra settled on the membership alongside two of his former LFC teammates.