Liverpool agree third and final summer signing: ‘happy to wait until 2023’ for midfield additions



Liverpool are set to make their third signing of the summer in the form of Calvin Ramsay, with the Scot set to make the switch to Anfield from Aberdeen.

The 18-year-old defender is expected to join in a deal worth £4m, with an extra £2.5m in add-ons should he perform as expected.

He is set to provide cover for Trent Alexander-Arnold on the right flank, and it will raise further questions about the future of fellow defender Joe Gomez, who has two years left on his current deal at Anfield.

It will become Jurgen Klopp’s third addition, with Fabio Carvalho having already joined from Fulham and Darwin Nunez having arrived for a club-record fee from Benfica as the Reds look to freshen up their frontline.

Prepared to wait for midfield additions

However, in what could perhaps be less good news for Liverpool fans, the Reds are reportedly happy to wait until next summer for midfield reinforcements.

James Milner penned a one-year contract extension at the beginning of the summer, but beyond that there is set to be little movement in the centre of the pitch, with significant departures seemingly unlikely given that the midfield berths are already somewhat undermanned.

Thiago and Fabinho remain World Class operators, but there are question marks over the Spaniard’s injury record, and the midfield is certainly Liverpool’s weakest area, with both Jordan Henderson and Milner now the wrong side of 30, and Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain having flattered to deceive since arriving at Anfield.

It could prove a rare miscalculation by Jurgen Klopp and his side, but should the talent not be available this summer, he may be forced to wait.

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# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 38 73 93
2 Liverpool FC 38 68 92
3 Chelsea FC 38 43 74
4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 29 71
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6 Manchester United 38 0 58
7 West Ham United 38 9 56
8 Leicester City 38 3 52
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 38 -2 51
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 -5 51
11 Newcastle United 38 -18 49
12 Crystal Palace 38 4 48
13 Brentford FC 38 -8 46
14 Aston Villa 38 -2 45
15 Southampton FC 38 -24 40
16 Everton FC 38 -23 39
17 Leeds United 38 -37 38
18 Burnley FC 38 -19 35
19 Watford FC 38 -43 23
20 Norwich City 38 -61 22
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 23
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 23
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 18
Kane, Harry Tottenham Hotspur 17
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 16
De Bruyne, Kevin Manchester City 15
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 15
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 15
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace 14
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 13
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 12
Maddison, James Leicester City 12
Toney, Ivan Brentford FC 12
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 11
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 11
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 11
Richarlison Everton FC 11
Pukki, Teemu Norwich City 11
Raphinha Leeds United 11
Watkins, Ollie Aston Villa 11





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