As Wolves enter Tarkowski race, should Liverpool revive Tarkowski interest?

James Tarkowski of Burnley gestures during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Burnley FC at Stamford Bridge on April 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Liverpool may need a new centre-back if Dejan Lovren leaves.

James Tarkowski of Burnley gestures during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Burnley FC at Stamford Bridge on April 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Wolves are showing an interest in signing Burnley centre-back James Tarkowski, report The Times.

This is a potential move which could have Liverpool re-assessing their previous interest in the England international.

The Mirror reported in early 2018 that Liverpool were eyeing a move for Tarkowski. Talksport reported they were quoted £50 million.

 

The Reds already have the best defence in the Premier League, but may need to recruit an additional centre-back.

This is because Croatia international Dejan Lovren is being lined up for a transfer to AC Milan.

Gianluca di Marzio reports Lovren is a high priority for the Serie A giants.

Dejan Lovren of Liverpool celebrates his sides victory after the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on April 10,...

Given the way Lovren has dropped down the pecking order at Liverpool, it may be fair to the defender to let him move to a club where he will be first choice.

This would leave Liverpool needing  to replace him, and the Reds need experience, with Joe Gomez already providing a youthful option.

Tarkowski would be ideal, and with Wolves showing interest, Liverpool could have to make a quick decision.

James Tarkowski of Burnley is seen during the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool at Turf Moor on January 1, 2018 in Burnley, England.

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