Liverpool will face competition from the Serie A giants Juventus in the race for midfielder Borussia Monchengladbach By Denis Zakaria signature next month, according to the Italian store Calciomercato [via The Boot Room].
Clubs across Europe will have a chance to bolster their rankings when the winter transfer window opens in January. As we get closer to opening, the teams are in the process of making their transfer rosters.
One player who is expected to be the subject of hot talk next month is Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria. The 25-year-old is in the final seven months of his contract with the Bundesliga club and could be at the heart of the January transfer battle.
Liverpool are one of the clubs said to be interested in signing Denis Zakaria from Borussia Monchengladbach. The Red Devils decided not to replace Georginio Wijnaldum in the summer but feel the need to sign a new midfielder this winter.
Jurgen Klopp’s side are said to have identified Denis Zakaria as the ideal candidate to strengthen their midfield. However, Liverpool are not the only club interested in the Swiss international.
Based on report, Serie A giants Juventus are also in the race to sign Denis Zakaria next month. The Bianconeri are said to be keen to beat Liverpool in the race for midfield.
As Denis Zakaria is in the final seven months of his contract with Borussia Monchengladbach, there have been hints that he could make his debut on the cheap in January. However, Liverpool have been told he will cost £24m.
Juventus are not in the best form financially and it remains to be seen if they can beat the Anfield team to win the signature of Denis Zakaria.
Liverpool and Juventus may face further competition for Denis Zakaria
Denis Zakaria’s contract situation at Borussia Monchengladbach has put clubs across Europe on alert. As a result, Liverpool and Juventus are unlikely to be the only clubs interested in signing him.
La Liga giants Barcelona have been interested in the 25-year-old midfielder. With Sergio Busquets approaching the end of his career and Frenkie de Jong’s future in doubt, the Blaugrana see Denis Zakaria as the ideal candidate to strengthen their midfield.
Barcelona’s rival in La Liga, Real Madrid is also said to have moved to recruit Denis Zakaria. In the Premier League, Manchester United can provide Liverpool with Swiss star competition.
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With several clubs said to be interested in Denis Zakaria, the player is expected to have a new home in January or summer.
https://www.sportskeeda.com/football/rumor-juventus-looking-beat-liverpool-24m-rated-midfielder-january-reports?utm_source=feed&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=sportskeeda Juventus look to beat Liverpool to £24m midfielder in January: Report