Report: Liverpool to 'throw house' at bringing Marco Asensio to Anfield

Marco Asensio of Spain in action during the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifier match between Spain and Sweden at Bernabeu on June 10, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

Liverpool are reportedly about to step up their efforts to sign the Spaniard.

Marco Asensio of Spain during the  EURO Qualifier match between Spain  v Sweden  at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on June 10, 2019 in Madrid Spain

Liverpool are ready to go all-out in their efforts to sign Real Madrid's Marco Asensio, according to a report from El Desmarque.

The Reds have had a very low-key transfer window so far, with 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg being their only recruit.

But if a report from Spain is accurate, that could change in a major way.

El Desmarque reports that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants to sign Asensio and is ready to 'throw the house' at signing the £75 million-rated Real Madrid attacker.

 

The report adds that Klopp views the 23-year-old as cover for Mo Salah, but that Zinedine Zidane wants Sadio Mane to be included in the deal.

The news about Liverpool wanting Asensio is nothing new but it seems like Klopp is ready to throw the kitchen sink at the issue now, if that report is believed.

But one thing is for certain: there'll be no resolution over this saga if Real genuinely want Mane to be included in the transfer.

That just won't happen in a million years.

The Senegal international is far more important to Klopp than Asensio would be and therefore it doesn't make a lick of sense why the German manager or Michael Edwards would sanction that proposal.

Asensio and Ceballos of Real Madrid celebrate after the goal during a match between Real Madrid vs Espanyol for La Liga Española at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on September 22, 2018 in...

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