Liverpool transfer news and rumours: January transfer window 2023 | Transfer Center News

With the winter transfer window set to open on 1 January 2023, we round up Liverpool’s completed deals, plus the players linked with moves in and out of Anfield.

Bellingham Liverpool’s top summer target

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Sky Germany’s Florian Plettenberg reports that Liverpool are making Jude Bellingham their first transfer target and that Manchester United are out of the running for the Borussia Dortmund midfielder.

Liverpool have made the signing of Jude Bellingham their priority for the summer transfer window, according to reports Sky Germany.

The German club are said to be planning for the 19-year-old’s departure in 2023 already as they prepare for a big offer in the summer, with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp understood to be pushing hard for the deal.

Liverpool, PSG, Manchester City and Real Madrid are believed to be the most interested parties with Bellingham likely to cost more than £100m in transfer fees alone. His current contract expires in 2025.

Diaz injury setback ‘real smash in the face’

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Luis Diaz faces an extended spell on the sidelines

Luis Diaz has picked up an injury during Liverpool’s training camp in the United Arab Emirates, with Jurgen Klopp describing it as a “real smash in the face”.

Diaz has been sidelined since picking up a knee injury in Liverpool’s 3-2 defeat to Arsenal on October 9, but was bracing himself for his return during the Reds’ warm-weather camp.

Diaz’s latest injury leaves Liverpool with just Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nunez and Roberto Firmino as the fit senior strikers at Jurgen Klopp’s disposal, with Diogo Jota also currently sidelined with a calf injury.

Who have Liverpool been linked with?

Sofyan Amrabat – Tottenham, Chelsea, Liverpool, West Ham, Newcastle and Atletico Madrid are among those watching developments on Amrabat’s future (daily mail, 16 December).

Jude Bellingham – Liverpool make the England and Borussia Dortmund midfielder their top summer target (Sky Germany6 December).

Youssoufa Moukoko – Chelsea face competition from Manchester United and Liverpool for Borussia Dortmund’s Moukoko, but interested clubs must convince the 18-year-old German that he will not be signed to sit on the bench (The times15 December).

Chris Rigg – Liverpool lead rivals Everton and Newcastle in the race to sign Sunderland’s England youth captain Rigg, who has been dubbed the “next Jordan Henderson” (Daily Star on Sunday10 December).

The players linked to a Liverpool exit

Roberto Firmino – Al Nassr’s interest in Liverpool striker Firmino is a strong indication that they have gone cold on signing Cristiano Ronaldo to a lucrative free-agent contract (The sun12 December). Firmino has emerged as a target for Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr (Daily Mirror, 6 December).

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