Conor Gallagher has struggled in his first few video games for Chelsea (Picture: Getty)
Jose Enrique believes Liverpool ought to signal Conor Gallagher from Chelsea to resolve their midfield disaster.
Liverpool have endured a tough begin to the brand new season, drawing in opposition to Fulham and Crystal Palace earlier than shedding at arch-rivals Manchester United, though a record-equalling 9-0 win over Bournemouth has softened the blow considerably.
One motive for the Reds’ stuttering begin is the variety of accidents they’ve suffered, particularly in midfield with the likes of Thiago Alcantara, Naby Keita, Curtis Jones and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain lacking video games.
Because of this, Jurgen Klopp has been pressured to rely extra closely on the declining James Milner and the gifted however very inexperienced Harvey Elliott and Fabio Carvalho.
Many have steered that the membership subsequently have to dip again into the switch marketplace for a brand new central midfielder although Klopp has remained coy on whether or not there will be anymore new arrivals.
Dortmund star Jude Bellingham has been closely touted for an enormous cash transfer to Anfield subsequent summer time, however a extra fast answer might must be discovered if the membership need to critically problem for the Premier League title this season.
Former Liverpool defender Enrique agrees, telling BoyleSports Premier League: ‘Liverpool undoubtedly want a midfielder. Oxlade-Chamberlain, Thiago and Naby Keita are nice, however they’re at all times injured, and also you want energy in depth.
Jurgen Klopp has stated that Liverpool will ‘attempt every thing till the deadline’ to signal a brand new midfielder (Picture: Getty)
‘In the mean time, they’re actually missing a midfielder and shedding Sadio Mane has been a large loss. ‘I like [Matheus] Nunes, who simply signed for Wolves and it’s a mistake that Liverpool didn’t go for him.
‘They’re speaking about [Moises] Caicedo from Brighton, however I like Gallagher from Chelsea. He may very well be going again to Crystal Palace, however I like him rather a lot, he shall be a great participant.
‘Subsequent 12 months Liverpool will go for somebody like Bellingham however proper now there’s not lots of choices. For me, I like Gallagher from Chelsea.
‘In the event that they don’t get the gamers that they want then it will likely be powerful to see them preventing for the title. In the event that they’re fortunate with accidents, they may very well be there but when they don’t I feel it will likely be powerful.’
After a wonderful season on mortgage at Palace, Gallagher has returned to Chelsea to play an energetic position of their first group, however he has massively struggled within the opening fixtures of the season.
He was particularly poor within the 3-0 defeat at Leeds and was despatched off in opposition to Leicester final Saturday, main some to take a position that he wants extra time to develop with a return to Palace now reportedly on the playing cards.
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