A choice of Liverpool fans on Twitter remain in favour of the Reds signing Dries Mertens on a complimentary transfer at the end of the season.
Mertens has actually been with Napoli for the past six-and-a-half years and during this duration, he has actually signed up 121 goals and 73 assists from 311 appearances throughout all competitions.
Nevertheless, his association with the Serie A club might conclude during the summer, considering he has yet to accept a two-year contract offer on the table.
He has actually currently been linked with a Premier League move to Chelsea however it appears that the Reds have now joined the race to land his signature.
According to Tuttomercatoweb, Jurgen Klopp’s side desire a versatile attacker, who can play out large or through the middle and Mertens has actually been recognized as an option.
The very same outlet includes that the Merseyside giants will offer the 32- year-old a three-year contract in order to lure him to the club during the summer.
When Mertens first reached Napoli, he was mostly used the wings however he made the positional modification at the start of the 2016/17 campaign after Arkadiusz Milik’s major knee injury.
The ₤130,000- a-week star has actually considering that made the position his own whenever he has actually begun and he would have captured the eye of Klopp after scoring in both Champions League group phase games against the Reds this term.
Mertens will be currently 33 at the start of next season however he would still show a quality option to have on the bench and might even step up to the starting XI when required.
Here are a few of the Twitter responses from the Reds fans:
I indicate I ‘d take him over Willian
— Dan (@Ifcdan) April 25, 2020
–. (@lfcfigoo) April 25, 2020
Be very delighted with that. Great little business
— Liam Walker (@yammo_) April 25, 2020
I desire this to occur.
— Nonso Uwa 9′( @PhageTen) April (***************** ),2020
Might be 32 however would be class off thebench Our fans keep forgetting how great totally free representatives are. I ‘d have him any day
— LP (@peerso2001) April 25, 2020
Totally free? Yes please
— BH (@bharrison2010) April 25, 2020