Liverpool FC aren’t getting ready a gap provide for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Matheus Nunes regardless of stories coming from Portugal, in line with Liverpool Echo reporter James Pearce.
The Reds have already been energetic within the 2022 summer time switch window with the marquee signing of Darwin Nunez in a £67.5m deal from Benfica.
Liverpool FC have additionally wrapped up offers for youngsters Fabio Carvalho and Calvin Ramsay so as to add additional depth to Jurgen Klopp’s squad forward of the brand new Premier League season.
However the Merseyside outfit proceed to be linked with quite a lot of central midfielders, together with Borussia Dortmund and England worldwide Jude Bellingham.
Correio da Manha reported on Friday morning that Liverpool FC had been thinking about signing Nunes amid obvious curiosity from Chelsea FC and Manchester Metropolis.
The Portuguese media outlet went on to assert that Liverpool FC have made the Sporting midfielder one in every of their prime priorities within the remaining weeks of the summer time switch window.
Nevertheless, Liverpool Echo reporter Pearce took to Twitter at Friday lunchtime to refute these claims, rubbishing the suggestion that the 19-time English champions might signal the Portuguese starlet.
Pearce wrote on Twitter: “Instructed that discuss of Liverpool FC bidding for Sporting’s Matheus Nunes is nonsense. Membership’s stance unchanged relating to summer time enterprise. No plans to strengthen midfield additional on this window.”
Nunes has scored seven occasions in 99 appearances in all competitions since shifting to Sporting Lisbon in a €500,000 deal from Estoril in January 2019.
The 23-year-old has been capped eight occasions by Portugal and has scored one aim 4 his nation since having made his senior worldwide debut final yr.