Former Liverpool star Glen Johnson has claimed that linked goal Jarrod Bowen shouldn’t be a Liverpool-calibre signing.
The West Ham United attacker loved a powerful full marketing campaign within the Premier League, registering 13 objective contributions in 38 top-flight appearances.
“Personally I don’t suppose he’s the kind of participant that Liverpool want,” the 36-year-old instructed BettingOdds.com.
“He’s a very good participant, he’s proved lots of people flawed and he’s stepped up within the Premier League however I don’t suppose he’s at Liverpool’s stage.
“I believe Liverpool have higher gamers already so I’d be stunned to see them offload anybody to usher in Bowen.
“He’s had a very good season and his profession goes in the best path and if he retains bettering then you definately by no means know what’s going to occur. Proper now although I don’t suppose he’s a very good match for Liverpool.”
Obtainable for a figure potentially in excess of £35m, the Englishman may technically fall inside the membership’s monetary attain, if is profitable in amassing its reported goal of £60m in participant gross sales.
A deeper dive into the statistics behind Bowen definitely counsel that the ahead is extra of a artistic than goalscoring power than his floor stage numbers counsel.
With us supposedly all for including a real goalscoring choice to the frontline to compete with the likes of Mo Salah and co. there’s definitely a justification for the membership broadening its search to discover a extra appropriate goal in that regard.
Harvey Elliott’s numbers within the Championship final time period counsel that he’s prepared for a squad function alongside Diogo Jota.
Although, realistically, one other ahead is required to safeguard towards an identical drop in kind skilled by Sadio Mane and Bobby Firmino final yr.