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Arsenal icon Paul Merson has instructed Liverpool they’re crying out for a midfield participant and that Borussia Dortmund sensation Jude Bellingham can repair their points. The Merseysiders loved a stellar marketing campaign final time round however in the end missed out on Premier League and Champions League silverware.

“I believe Liverpool are crying out for a midfield participant – I do not assume their midfield is robust sufficient,” Merson defined. “Jude Bellingham is an efficient participant and I believe he can be an ideal signing.

“Liverpool are at the moment relying solely on their full-backs for power. Thiago’s not a box-to-box midfielder, and Jordan Henderson is one other yr older. They want legs in midfield and Jude Bellingham might be that box-to-box presence for the facet.”

Liverpool have been tipped to make a transfer for Bellingham since final yr following a sequence of stellar performances from the 19-year-old. However the teenager would set the Reds again an infinite switch payment in the event that they had been capable of persuade his present employers to half methods with him in the course of the present switch window.

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However the ace opted to maneuver to Dortmund and has since illustrated his prodigious abilities within the Bundesliga and Champions League. Throughout his two years in Germany, the participant racked up 90 appearances for his workforce, bagging 10 targets and 18 assists.

He has additionally change into a daily characteristic in Gareth Southgate’s England squads and has received 15 caps for the Three Lions, together with three throughout Euro 2020 as his nation reached the ultimate of the competitors earlier than succumbing to Italy following a penalty shootout.

Bellingham, who was born in Stourbridge, nonetheless has three years remaining on his contract at Sign Iduna Park. But when Liverpool thinks he is definitely worth the cash and thrashes out a cope with Dortmund, the gifted star may effectively leap on the alternative to return to England.

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