Joao Gomes reveals Liverpool dream

Joao Gomes has the ‘greatest desire’ to play for Liverpool, thus fueling rumours of a possible move in 2023.

Joao Gomes is proving to be a star in the CONMEBOL Libertadores after a star showing for Flamengo against Corinthians. Their two-legged win ensured passage into the semi-finals, with the midfielder hoping to impress further. Seeing his displays, naturally, talk of a transfer away from Brazil has taken precedence.

The 21-year-old Brazilian midfielder is linked with high profiles clubs like Real Madrid and Liverpool. Flamengo reportedly quoted €60 million to the Champions League holders, with the La Liga giants taking notice of the talent.

The Reds are keeping tabs on the holding midfielder, and an approach could be on the cards.

Liverpool are struggling in the midfield area this season. Many are already calling for Klopp to refresh the setup and replace some ageing stars. The defensive midfield, in particular, has attracted plenty of criticism, especially from Fabinho, who seems to have lost his sharpness.

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Those frailties have cost Liverpool a lot, so bringing in a new option remains on the table. Joao Gomes is an attractive idea, one who could form great future partnerships with stars like Harvey Elliott and Fabio Carvalho.

While Liverpool are linked with a move for the midfielder, Joao Gomes stated he would be open to joining the Reds. He insisted it would be his ‘greatest desire’ to join the Merseysiders. The midfielder went Live on his Instagram, and ESPN Brazil posted a few quotes from the Flamengo star.

When fans asked about his future and potential links to Liverpool, Joao Gomes said, “It depends. I have a contract, three and a half years. I don’t know”.

“Liverpool is a team I would play for. I have the greatest desire to play.”

Joao Gomes also claimed playing in the Champions League would be a dream. He continued, “Playing in the Champions League is my biggest dream and that of my family, my biggest dream in football.”

Liverpool will hope their fortunes and results make a turnaround, and a few new signings could help them achieve it. Signing a player from Brazil in January is usually ideal, although those deals prove difficult with teams in the CONMEBOL Libertadores.

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