BREAKING NEWS ‼️ Coming live from fabrizio Romano, Luiz diaz out nico williams in. Liverpool are ready to sign euro 2024 star who have a release clause of just £43m. According to reports, liverpool have held talks and are ready to sign athletic bilbao star this summer. Liverpool are open to selling Luiz diaz to bring in this spanish super star who managed a staggering eight goals and 19 assist last season in all competition. Liverpool makes move, fantastic williams to replace Diaz.


With the transfer window in full swing, Liverpool have reportedly engaged in discussions to sign a Euro 2024 star who has a release clause of just £43 million and is highly sought after in the Premier League.

Liverpool’s Transfer Strategy

The Reds have finally introduced Arne Slot over a month after his appointment was made official. Returning from his holiday, Slot is eager to start his tenure on a strong note. The transfer window will be crucial, and Slot, along with new sporting director Richard Hughes, is focusing on bolstering the squad. Liverpool’s transfer activities may commence sooner rather than later.

Liverpool is closely monitoring Euro 2024 for potential signings. Players like Italy’s Riccardo Calafiori are already on their radar, and now there are reports of talks to acquire one of Spain’s emerging talents.

According to Graeme Bailey for HITC, Liverpool has held discussions to sign Nico Williams from Athletic Bilbao this summer. They face competition from Arsenal, Newcastle United, and Aston Villa, who are also interested in luring the winger away from his dream move to Barcelona. The 21-year-old’s release clause of £43 million is considered a bargain, given his impressive performance last season, where he scored eight goals and provided 19 assists in all competitions.

Wage Demands a Potential Obstacle

However, Williams’ reported wage demands of over £300,000 per week could be a stumbling block. This figure would make him Liverpool’s second-highest earner, just below Mohamed Salah, despite his young age. It remains to be seen if Liverpool can navigate this financial hurdle.

Potential Impact on Liverpool’s Squad

Williams’ arrival could significantly impact the current squad, particularly Luis Diaz. At 28, Diaz’s future at Liverpool is uncertain, and he could quickly lose his spot if Williams joins. While Diaz has shown energy and flair, his lack of goal-scoring consistency has raised concerns about his effectiveness. In contrast, Williams has demonstrated a strong end product, which Diaz has lacked.

Comparing Williams and Diaz

Last season’s league stats highlight the differences between the two players:

– Nico Williams: 5 goals, 11 assists, 6 expected goals, 86 take-ons completed
– Luis Diaz: 8 goals, 5 assists, 11.9 expected goals, 67 take-ons completed

Williams’ ability to maintain his take-on success while providing 11 assists in La Liga is particularly impressive. Diaz, despite his take-on success, significantly underperformed his expected goals and managed only five assists.

Described as “fantastic” by Football Talent Scout’s Jacek Kulig, Williams could be one of the best bargains of the summer transfer window at just £43 million if Liverpool can meet his wage demands.

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