£34m Andre set to secure Liverpool transfer – Report

Liverpool were heavily linked with Andre Trindade to replace Fabinho

During the summer transfer window but failed to attract the Brazilian.

The midfielder has a £34million release clause in his contract and has been banned from leaving Fluminense, who are trying to win the Copa Libertadores for the first time in their history.

Ultimately, the Reds stepped in to lure Wataru Endo into the DM role and the Japanese, who turns 31 in February next year, are clearly a short-term solution.

Media report (The Mirror) indicate that Liverpool are likely to make a move in the January transfer window to finally lure Andre.

The Mersysiders tried their luck in the summer, but Fluminense president Bittencourt made it clear mid-campaign that he was not for sale.

He told ESPN:“The Liverpool chief executive [Billy Hogan] contacted me directly.

I replied to him: ‘My friend, now I don’t sell players and now I don’t supply them.

If you want to buy now and not sign the player until January, we can start talking.

Or if you want to wait until December, we can talk in December.

”The good news for Jurgen Klopp is that André is also willing to move to Liverpool.

According to Anfield Watch, the 22-year-old kill joy dreams of joining the six-time European champions during the winter transfer window.

Duringthe week Fluminense defeated Internacional 4-3 on aggregate to reach the Copa Libertadores final and next month they will clash with Argentine giants Boca Juniors for the ultimate prize.

Will  Liverpool be able to sign Andre in January? We will see. Should they offer £34m to secure his signature?

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