Liverpool still see Jude Bellingham as their main target and he could be available for just £60m


Liverpool still see Jude Bellingham as their top summer target and he COULD be available for a fixed-clause fee of just £60m, with the Reds at the forefront of the Borussia Dortmund star’s thoughts despite interest from Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid.

  • Jude Bellingham remains Liverpool’s number one summer transfer priority
  • The 19-year-old midfielder could be available for a budget of just £60m
  • Bellingham are currently focused on securing a move to the Premier League
  • But Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea also want him in the summer

Jude Bellingham remains Liverpool’s number one transfer target despite the club moving quickly to hijack Manchester United’s deal for striker Cody Gakpo on Monday.

Bellingham are expected to leave Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund in the summer, with a number of clubs interested in securing the English midfielder’s services.

The 19-year-old could leave Germany for a cut-price deal with him believed to have an unconfirmed £60m release clause in his contract at Dortmund, a budget deal for one of the emerging talents football’s brightest.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham remains Liverpool’s number one transfer target

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is desperate to land the star Bellingham currently favors a move to Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (left) is keen to bring Bellingham (right) to Anfield

That price could see Bellingham decide his future from a bounty of suitors with Chelsea, Real Madrid and Manchester City all chasing the star and pressing their claims.

Bellingham will be free to decide his own future as long as his contracted release clause is met, with Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool currently at the forefront of his mind.

The England star has built strong relationships with Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold while away from the national team, and was spotted with the duo while in Qatar at the World Cup.

Bellingham has forged a close relationship with Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson (right)

Bellingham has forged a close relationship with Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson (right)

Birmingham-born Bellingham has seen his stock rise following the winter tournament, having produced excellent performances and started every game in the Middle East as England suffered a quarter-final exit end

Back in Europe, the young box-to-box midfielder has scored nine goals in all competitions for Dortmund so far this season and has starred in man-of-the-match performances in the Champions League.

Bellingham has an unconfirmed £60m release clause in his Dortmund contract

Bellingham has an unconfirmed £60m release clause in his Dortmund contract

England's Bellingham (left) was one of the stars of the World Cup tournament in Qatar

England’s Bellingham (left) was one of the stars of the World Cup tournament in Qatar

Gakpo’s surprise £44million move to Anfield which was confirmed on Christmas Day means the club are likely to hold off on further permanent signings in January as they prepare to launch an audacious bid for Bellingham at the end of the season.

Liverpool remain open to loan offers throughout the winter window but have identified Bellingham as a dream midfield addition who would help bolster an aging engine room.


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