Liverpool given condition to sign Federico Chiesa

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Federico Chiesa

Liverpool given condition to sign Federico Chiesa

This summer, Liverpool has been given the opportunity to sign Juventus striker Federico Chiesa, but doing so would raise serious concerns about Mohamed Salah’s future.

Federico Chiesa has been made available by Juventus to Liverpool, but a trade would only be possible if Mohamed Salah left Anfield this summer.

Salah signed a new deal with the Reds a year ago that runs through 2025, so it seems unlikely that he will leave this year, despite some hesitant interest from Saudi Arabia this summer. This summer, Klopp already improved his team by bringing in Alexis MacAllister and Dominik Szoboszlai.

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After Chiesa’s excellent exploits for Italy at the European Championships two summers ago, the Reds were said to have shown a lot of interest in the Juve forward. Even the submission of an £86 million bid was allegedly made.

According to a Gazzetta dello Sport article, agent Fali Ramadani of Chiesa has been attempting to get his client a transfer to the Premier League. The forward was open to accepting an offer from Aston Villa, but he had no interest in moving to Villa Park.

Both Liverpool and Newcastle are said to be interested, although in the case of the Reds, such a move would only be possible with the departure of a significant attacking player, with Salah being mentioned as a potential candidate. Newcastle, on the other hand, may sell Allan Saint-Maximin in order to make room for Harvey Barnes.

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With a number of about €50 million (£42 million) currently being bandied about by Italian media, Juve’s asking price for Chiesa is expected to be substantially lower than it was back in 2021. That depends on a number of variables, such as the club’s own financial situation.

In spite of having the highest pay bill in the division, Max Allegri’s team finished seventh in the Italian top flight. The team did rebound to go to the Europa League semi-finals, but the revenue gap hurt the club hard.

Chiesa missed seven months of play after sustaining an anterior cruciate ligament injury in January 2022. As he attempts to avoid more injuries, this has limited him to just six Serie A starts over the past 18 months.

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Chiesa’s employment at the Old Lady is contractually bound to end in 2025, and there is reportedly no chance of a contract extension at this time. In 94 games for Juve since joining the team in 2020, he has scored 22 goals.