Robbie Savage suggests Liverpool should have signed Michael Keane

Robbie Savage of Derby County shows his dissapointment after Billy Sharp of Doncaster Rovers scores the opening goal during the npower Championship match between Derby County and Doncaster...

Should Liverpool have moved for Michael Keane before the defender switched from Burnley to Everton in the summer transfer window?

Michael Keane of Everton celebrates his goal during the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Offs round first leg match between Everton FC and Hajduk Split at Goodison Park on August 17,...

Former Leicester City and Derby County midfielder Robbie Savage has suggested in The Mirror that Liverpool should have signed Michael Keane from Burnley in the summer transfer window.

Keane joined Everton from Premier League rivals Burnley in the summer transfer window.

According to The Guardian, the Toffees had to pay the Clarets an initial transfer fee of £25 million with £6m potential add-ons. in order to secure the services of the 24-year-old central defender.

Michael Keane from Everton during the Pre-Season Friendly between KRC Genk and Everton at Cristal Arena on July 22, 2017 in Genk, Belgium

The former Manchester United defender is one of the best in his players in his position in the English top flight, and he is only going to get better in the coming years.

Liverpool struggled defensively last season, and Jurgen Klopp’s side are looking far from great at the back this campaign as well, which could scupper their chances of winning the league title.

Heidar Helgusson of QPR is fouled by Robbie Savage of Derby during the npower Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Derby County at Loftus Road on April 18, 2011 in London,...

Former Birmingham City midfielder Savage has suggested that Liverpool should have signed Keane from Burnley before he went to their Merseyside rivals Everton in the summer transfer window.

“I don’t understand, for example, why Klopp didn’t go for Michael Keane when it became clear Saints weren’t going to play ball over Van Dijk,” Savage wrote in The Mirror.

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