Liverpool have found out the asking price to sign Fenerbache youngster Arda Guler, according to a report from Turkish outlet Aksam.
The lowdown: hot perspective
A part of Fenerbache’s youth system since 2018, Guler has enjoyed a rapid rise through the ranks in his homeland and has already made great strides at senior domestic level.
After providing 27 direct goal contributions in just 30 outings for the Turkish club’s Under-19 side, the 17-year-old made his first-team debut in August 2021, providing one assist in a three-time cameo. minutes against Antalyaspor on its Super Arc de Lig.
Previously linked with a move to the Reds, the Anfield giants have once again been credited with interest as the fee required to sign Guler appears to be revealed…
Latest: Asking Price Revealed
According to Aksam, Fenerbache would demand offers in the region of €25m (£21.5m) to sell their homegrown wonderkid.
It is claimed that Liverpool, Arsenal and Lyon have all ‘made transfer offers’ to previously sign the 10-cap Turkish Under-17 sensation.
The report adds that Guler is “followed by many teams”, but it is “especially Arsenal and Liverpool” who are most interested in the teenager tipped to become a future “global star” by his compatriot and former maestro of Premier League Mesut Ozil.
The verdict: trend
While Liverpool’s business for the summer is expected to focus mainly on exits and contract renewals, allowing Julian Ward to sign another talented youngster, particularly one who appears to have been on Anfield’s radar for some time , would not be a surprise.
Recently, the Reds have shown a willingness to sign the most prodigious young talents on the market, with the recent captures of Fabio Carvalho, Marcelo Pitaluga and Kaide Gordon just a few examples of sustainability to bolster the academy ranks while training a smooth progression plan for the years to come.
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Having scored three goals and provided three more assists in 12 Turkish top-flight games last season, Guler certainly looks like one for the future while also being useful in the present.
Therefore, Jurgen Klopp and co would be well advised to consider pulling the trigger on the newly announced asking price.