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Speculation is rife that Liverpool could sign Florian Neuhaus this summer.

The Mirror reported on Saturday that Liverpool have made contact with Borussia Monchengladbach about signing the £34 million midfielder.

And last month, Bild journalist Christian Falk revealed that the player had his heart set on a move to Anfield.

If the Reds are genuinely interested then this one certainly has legs – and, more interestingly, the himself seems keen to leave.

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Only last week Neuhaus revealed that he was committed to the Bundesliga club, claims he feels ‘at home‘ with his current side, but he’s singing a different tune now.

He told Sport1: “I am a person who likes to dare something. I could very well imagine going abroad. I don’t necessarily have to go to Bayern Munich. But I don’t necessarily have to leave either, because I’m currently feeling very much at home at Borussia Monchengladbach.

“I have big goals – and something was missing. What exactly? A title. I want to win titles in my career, that drives me. A year with a title win, that would really be a dream year.”

Do Liverpool need him?

Well Jurgen Klopp certainly needs a player like Neuhaus, yes.

Gini Wijnaldum has left the Reds on a free transfer to join Paris Saint-Germain.

And with Jordan Henderson the wrong side of 30 and Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain having dreadful injury records, it would be a huge mistake if Liverpool didn’t replace Wijnaldum.

Photo by Christian Verheyen/Borussia Moenchengladbach via Getty Images

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