Jamie Carragher urges Liverpool FC to consider Jadon Sancho

Liverpool FC legend Jamie Carragher wants the Reds to sign Jadon Sancho in January

Jamie Carragher
Ex-Liverpool FC defender Jamie Carragher (Photo: Sky Sports)

Jamie Carragher believes Liverpool FC need a player like Jadon Sancho to support their front three.

The Premier League leaders have been touted as one of the clubs who have an interest in the Borussia Dortmund winger ahead of the January transfer window.

Sancho has been attracting interest from a host of top clubs over the past season or so following the teenager’s electric performances for the Bundesliga outfit.

Manchester United have been regularly linked with a swoop to sign Sancho as the Red Devils look to continue their transfer policy of signing young British talent.

Liverpool FC are widely recognised as having the best front three in the Premier League but the Reds have been without Mohamed Salah for spells this season due to a niggling ankle injury.

Divock Origi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have filled Salah’s void but they’ve been unable to replicate the same attacking thrust that the Egypt international provides.

Former Liverpool FC defender Carragher has now suggested that the Reds should consider a swoop to sign Sancho to put together a front four.

“I think Liverpool still lack one player which is an attacking player to really support the front three and almost make it like a front four,” Carragher told Viasport, as quoted by the Daily Star.

“We saw that at the weekend again when Salah was out – that time Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain played in the front three and that didn’t work. We’ve seen [Divock] Origi – that doesn’t work.

“Maybe there’s talk of a man in the Bundesliga coming to England from Borussia Dortmund, maybe he’s someone who Liverpool may be looking at in Sancho, who a lot of other Premier League clubs are looking at.

“There has been some great signings for Liverpool in the past [in January]. You think of [Virgil] van Dijk, Luis Suarez, Daniel Agger was a great player for Liverpool, Daniel Sturridge is another one.

“I would like to see an attacking player come in, someone with a bit more quality, maybe someone who could help them in the coming months going forward.

“I don’t think it’s an area which Klopp really looks at but I would expect it to be a really big summer for Liverpool, especially considering they didn’t sign anyone last summer.”

Sancho has scored 20 times in 73 games for Borussia Dortmund since his move to the Bundesliga side in 2017.

The England international started his professional career at Manchester City before he moved to Germany.

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