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How Barcelona’s flop could fasten Liverpool’s pace in title race



Liverpool failed to find a perfect replacement for Brazilian star Philippe Coutinho throughout last season after they cashed-in on his signature in the previous winter transfer market.

Though the Reds profited so much from the player’s move to Camp Nou last January, their momentum in the race for the League’s ultimate prize was hugely affected. The team lost a great playmaker who has been their driving force since the start of the 2017-18 season.

They eventually ended the season at fourth position as they narrowly beat Chelsea to the final Champions League’s qualifying spot.

Contrary to what they did which negatively affected their chance of winning the Premier League last season, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp could be enhancing his team’s pace in the race for the Premier League glory this time.

According to reports, the German manager is looking to reunite with Barcelona’s flop Ousmane Dembele in January so as to bolster his frontline in the second half of this season.

The Frenchman is definitely one of Barcelona’s most expensive flops in recent seasons. He has failed to live up to expectations, no thanks to injury and lack of discipline.

The youngster reportedly miss training, while his attitude off the pitch are not helping him either.

After making many headlines for the wrong reasons, Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde is reportedly set to let go of the youngster.

According to the Sun via Diario Gol, Liverpool are already in talks with the Spanish giants over the Dembele’s signature. The British publication revealed that talks are going on smoothly between two parties, though, the Reds might battle Chelsea and Arsenal in their bid to get the versatile player.

Should Klopp eventually complete his move for the young winger?. Dembele is surely going to be a handful for many defenders to cope with. His blistering pace, tricks and directness make him the perfect player who suits Klopp’s style of play.

He might be unable to break into the starting lineup in his first week at Anfield, nonetheless, he is going to be a massive addition to try team as the season progresses.

His ability to make some pinpoint passes in a very good goalscoring position will be needed by the Reds as the race for the League trophy gets tougher, hence, the 21-year-old will definitely add more threat to the Reds attacking quality.

However, his move to Anfield will bring more competition into the team. Everyone will definitely up their game as no striker would love to be pushed down the pecking order and you know what competition brings into a team.

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