Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunes is a player who is ‘seriously’ on Liverpool’s radar heading into the summer.
That is according to journalist Ben Jacobs, who has provided some information about the Reds’ search for a new midfielder.
Liverpool are in the market to strengthen their engine room.
This term, there has been quite a lot of criticism about their midfield. It is seen as one of the reasons they have struggled.
Recently, a number of players have been linked with a move to Anfield.
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Jude Bellingham was thought to be one of their main targets.
But it looks as though the England superstar will be off somewhere else this summer if he doesn’t stay at Borussia Dortmund for another season. Reportedly, it is increasingly unlikely he’s sign for Liverpool.
Jacobs says that Chelsea’s Mateo Kovacic has been linked.
But at this stage there is nothing much in that.
He then adds (via TEAMtalk): “I think you’d be looking more of a player like Wolves’ Matheus Nunes as seriously on their radar.”
Nunes was first linked with Liverpool ahead of the January transfer window.
It was claimed that he could potentially join the Reds at the end of the current season. He is, after all, a player they have held interest in since he was at Sporting.
Nunes recently lost his starting berth at Wolves following a string of disappointing performances.
He was sent off against Leeds United despite never taking to the field. He was deemed to have pushed the linesman, after a fracas following the decision to let Leeds’ fourth goal stand. Wolves are appealing.
Wolves should aim to keep Matheus Nunes – unless huge offer comes in from Liverpool or someone else
It has not been a great debut season for Nunes at Wolves.
The hype was huge when he signed, with Wolves beating off competition from many clubs to get him.
But he hasn’t lived up to the expectation so far. He has shown his ability in flashes. But the consistency has not been there.
Wolves should be looking to keep hold of him.
Potentially, he could be much better next season with a year’s worth of Premier League experience under his belt.
Of course, if Wolves go down though, there will be no hope of keeping Nunes and a host of others. He would go for a cut-price fee.