Liverpool considering bid for United States star Weston McKennie

first_imgEnglish Premier League side Liverpool are reportedly targeting Schalke 04 youngster Weston McKennie this transfer window.Liverpool are currently leading the League table ahead of defending Champions Manchester City but manager Jurgen Klopp wants to add to his squad in a bid to have a formidable team.McKennie is seen as a good addition to the Liverpool squad which has been impressive in Europe since the arrival of Jurgen Klopp and a bid of £20m could be made before the end of the month, according to Sports Mole.Although Mckennie still has three-and-a-half years remaining on his contract with Schalke, it is most unlikely he will remain with the Bundesliga side as his impressive run of form which has seen him become a first-team player may likely influence his move to a bigger club in Europe.Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.Mckennie also plays for the United States National football team and has earned seven caps so far.The 20-year-old has already established himself as a first-team player at Schalke, with a total of 45 outings coming in the senior ranks since May 2017.The midfielder – who has three-and-a-half years remaining on his contract – has also earned seven caps for the United States.last_img