Liverpool and Manchester United set to battle for signing one of the biggest talent in the world
According to reports, Liverpool would compete with Manchester United for 17-year-old forward Youssoufa Moukoko of Borussia Dortmund.
Youssoufa Moukoko has not yet signed a professional deal with the German club Borussia Dortmund. And he is bound to attract competition from Manchester United for his services.
The German striker made his Bundesliga debut for Dortmund in November 2020, teaming up with Erling Haaland to become the league’s youngest player.
The Premier League’s Liverpool and United are reportedly interested in signing Moukoko. Moreover, he may be available at a “cut price”, given his lack of a long-term professional contract.
SportBILD reports that Moukoko’s father has hinted that there might be problems with his present agent amid rumours of stalled contract talks and attempts by other agencies to sign the teenage striker.
Haaland calls the striker one of the “greatest talents in the world,”. And Liverpool would be expected to pay around £25 million for him. However, United may offer stiff opposition.
Moreover, the 17-year-old has established himself as a regular for Dortmund this season, scoring six goals and dishing out six assists.
Liverpool target Youssoufa Moukoko is in Germany’s World Cup Squad
Yousoufa Moukoko has been added to Hansi Flick’s 26-man World Cup roster. This season, the 17-year-old has excelled and earned a spot in Germany’s team before the competition.
The fact that Germany will be seeking to win their fifth World Cup in Qatar, having last done so in Brazil in 2014. And it has shocked the young guy who will be competing in his first World Cup.
The young Youssoufa joined the youth team of the neighborhood Kult team, St. Pauli, right away and wasted no time in showcasing his extraordinary goal-scoring prowess. Moreover, Over the course of two seasons, Moukoko scored 23 goals in 13 games for die Kiezkicker’s lower clubs. And it wasn’t long before Dortmund came.