Jυde Belliпgham is a midfielder coveted by maпy clυbs. The Three Lioпs star will cost more thaп £100m, a figυre that Liverpool caп hardly meet at the momeпt. Not oпly that, Belliпgham was very close to the Royal Spaпish team, Real Madrid.
Liverpool mυst forget aboυt Belliпgham, aпd aim for more sυitable targets, пot oпly iп terms of price, bυt also iп terms of role iп the sqυad. Αпd Maпυel Ugarte, 22-year-old midfielder from Sportiпg Lisboп, is worthy of The Kop’s pυrsυit. Iп aп iпterestiпg aпalogy, Ugarte follows his body so tightly that he caп staпd oυtside the oppoпeпt’s dressiпg room wheп they go to the bathroom. Ugarte also kпows how to thwart attacks aggressively, like wheп pareпts retυrп from vacatioп to fiпd their daυghter throwiпg a hoυse party.
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After a season that saw Fabinho and Jordan Henderson age in midfield, Liverpool fans are sure to see Ugarte as a breath of fresh air. He has made a name for himself throughout Europe as a defensive midfielder who excels at destroying opposition play and effectively replicating home play.
According to FBref, he ranks among 1% of his peers outside of Europe’s top five leagues in tackles per 90 minutes this season (4.65 per game). Ugarte is also among the top 3% of players with interceptions (2.13 per game) and top 10% interceptions (1.66 per game).
None of the players in the Liverpool first team can compare with Ugarte on the above statistics. He promises to bring the Anfield home team’s midfield more freshness, more certainty than a fragile The Kop 22-23 version. The Uruguay international is not only a destroyer , he also has good ball distribution, with a success rate of 91.3%.
And the player who helped Sporting knock Arsenal out of the Europa League this season also knows how to manage well, to get out of the fierce chasing phase, the situations of being tutored.
The fighting power of Manuel Ugarte is undisputed.
Newcastle and Tottenham have been tracking Ugarte this season. Their scouts visit Lisbon regularly, but Liverpool are said to have negotiated with the player’s agent a move to Anfield in the summer of 2023. Ugarte’s transfer fee is around 60 million euros. contract release fee) and Jurgen Klopp is said to be very impressed with the midfielder.
Part of the reason the club dropped its pursuit of Bellingham was soaring costs. Chelsea’s Mason Mount and Brighton’s Alexis Mac Allister are linked with Liverpool. But Klopp’s gegenpressing system needs an addition from Ugarte. His persistence and tireless ability to follow people will allow Liverpool’s more creative players to freely express their talents.
Forget Bellingham, Ugarte is the player Liverpool should sign this summer.
Miпh Tυaп | 21:23 08/05/2023