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Liverpool FC and Jurgen Klopp interested in shock move for Kyle Walker

Liverpool FC are looking for right-back cover, with Kyle Walker being linked with a transfer to Anfield.

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Manchester City and England midfielder Kyle Walker is valued at €13m by Transfermarkt.

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Liverpool FC have expressed an unexpected interest in Manchester City defender Kyle Walker.

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According to report, the Manchester City player wants to reject a move to Bayern Munich. The freshly crowned Treble winner was benched in the Champions League final and is regarded to be Pep Guardiola’s second-choice XI behind Manuel Akanji.

But, with Liverpool providing Walker the chance to stay in the northwest of England, an unexpected option has emerged.

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According to the Mail, Bayern were talking about a £15 million fee with Manchester City, as well as Liverpool, who, according to the source, “would be difficult to see” signing the 33-year-old.

The Reds’ interest in Walker indicates their interest in right-back cover, implying that Trent Alexander-Arnold’s role could evolve under Jurgen Klopp.

The right-back has been playing in midfield for England recently, and in the later stages of the season, under Jurgen Klopp, was inverting to feature in midfield more and more. Ibrahima Konate was tasked with defending his space, with mixed results.

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However unlikely, the addition of Walker would allow Liverpool to play Alexander-Arnold in midfield – or perhaps a back three. Walker may only be utilized as a backup.

Christian Falk of SportBILD, writing on CaughtOffside, claims that Liverpool is also interested in Benjamin Pavard.

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