Liverpool meet with Dominik Szoboszlai's agent over deal for RB Leipzig midfielder


Liverpool meet with Dominik Szoboszlai's agent over deal for RB Leipzig midfielder

According to The Athletic's David Ornstein, Liverpool have met with the agent of RB Leipzig midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai to discuss a potential summer transfer.

The 22-year-old Hungarian international is seen as a top target for Jurgen Klopp, who is looking to add more creativity and attacking flair to his midfield.

Szoboszlai has been capped 32 times by Hungary and has a reputation as one of the most exciting young talents in European football. He is known for his dribbling skills, passing ability, and eye for goal.

He joined Leipzig from Salzburg in 2021 for a fee of €20 million, but his first season in the Bundesliga was disrupted by injury. He made 22 appearances in all competitions, scoring four goals and providing four assists.

Last season, Szoboszlai was consistent, making 46 appearances in all competitions  scoring 10 goals and provided 13 assists, He has also been capped five times by Hungary at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Liverpool are reportedly willing to pay around €40 million for Szoboszlai, But The Athletic claim Szoboszlai has a €70m release clause in his contract with Leipzig.

While Liverpool have begun to explore the possibility of signing the midfielder, it is believed that there is an acceptance within the club that it will be a very difficult get a deal done.

It is unclear whether Liverpool will be able to agree a deal with Leipzig for Szoboszlai, but the fact that they have met with his agent is a positive sign. The Reds are known for their long-term planning and they are likely to be in the market for a midfielder this summer.

Szoboszlai would be a good fit for Liverpool's style of play and he would add another dimension to their midfield. He is a talented player with a bright future and he could be a key player for the Reds in the years to come.

Liverpool have already signed Alexis Mac Allister from Brighton but are in the market for further midfield signings.

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