Noel Whelan Claiming an impressive World Cup won’t affect Liverpool’s pursuit of Jude Bellingham, as they already believe in his quality.
Former Leeds United striker, specialized in football insiderwarned the 19-year-old’s value could soar next month if he continues to play for England.
Bellingham scored his first three goals in his first World Cup match as Gareth Southgate’s side beat Iran 6-2 on Monday (21 November). The Lions scored.
football insider revealed last week (November 17) Liverpool are willing to spend big to secure the landmark signing of the Borussia Dortmund superstar.
Rival clubs including Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea are all interested – but the Merseysiders are understood to be in ‘pole position’ after developing a strong relationship with Bellingham’s camp.
dortmund will It is said It will cost £130million to separate from the 19-year-old.
whelan told football insiderEvan Kingsbury: “I think he’s proven he’s worth the price.
“He has shown at club level that he can control a game at the age of 19 – Liverpool know he is the real deal.
“He decides the game, that’s what good players do.
“Bellingham was very mature against Iran. He was receiving the ball, he was taking responsibility, he was creating, he was defending – he did it all.
“But with these great performances going on around the world – they might not be the only giants playing for him.
“League performances between now and the end of the season could make or break the deal.
“If they really want to sign him, that price tag could keep going up over the next month.”
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