Former Liverpool target available at cut-price as contract uncertainty looms

Former Liverpool target Khephren Thuram could be available for £13million, according to reports.

The Reds considered a move for the OGC Nice midfielder last summer but moved on to sign Alexis Mac Allister, Dominik Szoboszlai, Ryan Gravenberch and Wataru Endo in their midfield reshuffle. Stalwarts Jordan Henderson and Fabinho have moved on to pastures new which has accelerated Jurgen Klopp’s business in the transfer window.

Thuram was heavily linked with a move to Anfield but nothing materialized as he remained in Ligue 1 where he has made 25 appearances this season. A report by local French outlet Nice-Matin claims the 23-year-old could be available for £13m as he enters the final 12 months of his contract.

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It has been claimed that Juventus, Barcelona and Manchester United are also interested in the midfielder, as well as his team-mate Jean-Clair Todibo, as the French club look to offload some of their talent.

Last summer, it was suggested that Thuram was valued at around £25m, despite moves for Mac Allister and Szoboszlai.

Speaking in November, Thuram revealed he had opted to stay in France to continue his development under Francesco Farioli. He said: “In what happened in the transfer window, I decided to stay.