Media Digest: Further developments have emerged in regards to the future of one long-rumored Liverpool target as he seemingly prepares to say goodbye to Brighton.
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Liverpool ‘agrees’ contract with Brighton ace
Not a day seems to go by at the moment without another development surrounding the future of one Brighton & Hove Albion star who has been heavily linked with a move to Anfield. Now it seems as though Jürgen Klopp is closer than ever to getting his man.
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With a host of midfielders departing Liverpool this summer, it seems that Alexis Mac Allister has been identified by the Reds’ recruitment staff as the perfect addition.
Now, according to Football Insider, the Merseysiders have agreed a contract with the Argentinian star worth approximately $188k (£150k/€175k) a week.
As per TyC Sports journalist, Germán García Grova, the deal will run until 2028, meaning Liverpool will fork out a sum of $49m (£39m/€45m) for his services over the next five years. Watch this space!
Mac Allister sends emotional message to fans
With speculation over his future now reaching fever pitch, a message Mac Allister posted on his social media this week has had Liverpool fans hoping that he could be preparing to say goodbye to Brighton, sooner rather than later.
Taking to Instagram, the 24-year-old posted an emotional message to Brighton’s supporters, alongside a video montage of moments from the season just gone.
It read: “Review of this historic season! It was an honor to represent Brighton & Hove Albion FC in a World Cup but to become the first ever World Cup winner for this club it will be unforgettable (hopefully you will have more), as it will be your welcome after it.
“Three years and a half ago, we were fighting for relegation and today, after so much sacrifice, suffering and work, this group will be in the history of this club for becoming the first time this club will play Europe League. We achieved it all together and that’s why we have to feel very proud. VAMOOOOOS.”
Whether the message will turn out to be the start of a farewell from the seemingly outbound ace, only time will tell. At the moment, all roads seem to be leading to Liverpool.