Liverpool made attempt to sign Real Madrid player during summer transfer window

first_imgAs far as the report is concerned, the deal was all but agreed between Zorya, Liverpool and Las Palmas, but Real swooped in at the 11th hour to steal Lunin away from Jurgen Klopp’s clutches. Real Madrid won the race to sign Lunin earlier this summer Playing for Zorya Luhansk in his homeland, Lunin established himself as their No1 and broke into the senior Ukraine squad, and Real Madrid won the race to sign him in June, bringing him to the Bernabeu for a reported £7.6million.Towards the end of the European transfer window, Real’s La Liga rivals Leganes agreed a deal to sign Lunin on loan for the 2018/19 season, but things could have been so different for the teenager if Liverpool had got their way.According to a report in Marca, as quoted by Sport Witness, the Reds were leading the race to sign Lunin earlier this year, with a plan that would have seen the glovesman pen a permanent deal at Anfield and then go out on loan.However, he would not have secured a La Liga loan deal, with Liverpool opting to send Lunin to Las Palmas in Spain’s second division. 2 Liverpool made an attempt to sign Real Madrid goalkeeper Andriy Lunin during the summer transfer window, according to reports.Lunin, the 19-year-old Ukraine international, is one of the most highly-rated young glovesman in the game, and he was linked with some of Europe’s biggest clubs during the 2017/18 season. Despite his youth, Lunin has already been capped twice by Ukraine 2last_img

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