Jurgen Klopp ‘asks’ Liverpool top brass to make Thiago Alcantara transfer happen

Jurgen Klopp 'asks' Liverpool top brass to make Thiago Alcantara transfer happen

Jurgen Klopp has reportedly made an internal transfer request at Liverpool to get the transfer for Thiago Alcantara over the line.

The Reds have been heavily linked with the Bayern Munich midfielder in recent weeks, but there are question marks over a transfer fee.

The German giants want to make around £35million for the Spaniard, but Liverpool are only interested in spending £18m.

Liverpool do hold some power in regards to negotiations however, as Thiago is out of contract at Bayern Munich in the summer of 2021.

This means that the Spaniard could in theory allow his contract to run down before leaving the club on a free at the end of next season.

Jurgen Klopp has reportedly made an internal transfer request at Liverpool

Thiago is reportedly keen on a move to Liverpool, and allegedly put his house up for sale in Germany as a sign of his intent to leave the country.

It is understood he also recently snubbed a new contract at Bayern.

According to German publication Bild, Klopp is also very keen on getting a transfer for the midfielder over the line within the next few months.

The Reds have been heavily linked with the Bayern Munich midfielder in recent weeks

The report claims that Klopp has made an internal request to the Liverpool top brass to make signing Thiago a priority.

The request has been compared to a similar one made by Pep Guardiola when he was at Bayern Munich and, interestingly, very keen on signing Thiago for them.

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