Liverpool And 2 PL Rivals Are ‘Closely Monitoring’ Euro 2024 Star But He Will Cost £65M

Liverpool are “closely monitoring” the situation of Crystal Palace defender Marc Guehi, according to the Daily Mail.

Journalist Sami Mokbel is usually quite reliable so the Reds’ interest in the England international is likely to be genuine.

It is believed that Palace want to tie down Guehi to a new contract, with his current deal set to expire in 2026.

Mokbel claims that the Eagles are hoping to tempt the centre-back into putting pen to paper by including a release clause but, if he doesn’t agree an extension, he could be sold for £65m this summer.

Other Premier League clubs are interested in Guehi

In addition to Arne Slot’s side, Manchester United and Tottenham are also said to be pursuing the former Chelsea player.

Guehi impressed in England’s first group game of Euro 2024 against Serbia at the weekend so there is a chance that more teams will enter the race for his signature over the coming weeks..

Liverpool are looking to sign a centre-half

Despite Joel Matip’s impending departure on a free transfer, there is an argument to say that the Reds don’t need to reinforce the centre of defence. Slot has four options available to him in the form of Virgil van Dijk, Ibrahima Konate, Jarell Quansah and Joe Gomez.

However, with van Dijk now 32 years of age and his contract set to expire at the end of next season, it is an area of the pitch that will need to be strengthened soon.

The Merseysiders are keen on Lille’s Leny Yoro but the teenager is holding out for a transfer to Real Madrid so any move for him is deemed unlikely. Guehi would cost slightly more but, at 23, he could be a mainstay of the club’s defence for the next decade or so.

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David Tully

David Tully

David has worked as a football reporter for the last fifteen years. Having started as an intern at Snack Media, he then went on to become a freelancer, working on various different sites. At the start of 2023, he took up his current role as content writer for National World's Football News Network.