Liverpool are one of the clubs interested in signing Hoffenheim striker Maximilian Beier, but they will have to wait until the summer window, as per Sky Germany journalist Florian Plettenberg.
The 21-year-old striker has impressed this season, bagging six goals and four assists in the Bundesliga.
He has a release clause of around £25 million and several English clubs including Liverpool are keen to sign him.
Plettenberg says the player wants to leave the German club in the summer. He is eyeing a spot in the national team for the 2024 European Championship.
Need for striker
Liverpool have enough depth in their forward region but Jurgen Klopp could be interested in bolstering that area.
The Reds didn’t sign a replacement for Roberto Firmino last summer but they could do now.
The Reds play a fluid 4-3-3 where they don’t have a number nine as such, but Beier could fit into Klopp’s system.
There is doubt over the long-term future of Mohamed Salah who was chased by Saudi Pro League clubs last summer.
Liverpool rejected a tempting offer for the Egyptian, who has scored 200 goals for the club in all competitions, but they may look to cash in if they receive another tempting bid next summer.
Beier looks like a cracking prospect and the release clause is well within range.
The last time Liverpool signed a striker from Hoffenheim, he became a legend at the club.
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