Liverpool reportedly turned to Renato Sanches in the January transfer window about a possible move to Anfield. Jurgen Klopp is looking for reinforcements all over the pitch despite the good shape of his team in the Premier League The Reds have suffered numerous injuries this season, but Manchester United are also an admirer of the Portuguese international who almost signed him in 2016

Liverpool had to go without Thiago Alcantara for most of the season COVID-19 and injuries prevented the Spanish international from taking part

And now, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport, the Reds have turned to Sanches about a possible move to Anfield

The Portuguese international previously played with Swansea in the Premier League, but had big problems and returned to Bayern Munich in 2018 with his tail between his legs

Sanches came to Lille in January of this year and shone This allowed them to take fourth place in the table behind Rennes, Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain

And he has continued his good form during this tenure and put him on Liverpool’s transfer radar

Jose Mourinho thought he would win the race for the midfielder when he was at Benfica, but after missing Bayern, he pounced on Paul Pogba instead

Sanches is represented by super agent Jorge Mendes, who has done positive business with United in the past

Sanches has previously indicated United’s interest in the past, stating that he has been promoted to Bayern because of the “efforts” they have made to secure his signature

“[Bayern] really tried hard and I immediately had the feeling that those responsible believed in me as a player,” he said in 2017

Sanches also commented on his disastrous loan spell in Swansea earlier in the year, claiming he never wanted to move but had no choice

“Going to Swansea wasn’t my choice, I had to go there,” he told L’Equipe

“I didn’t want to leave. I respect the club, the players and all the people I met there. I appreciated their humility

“You gave me everything but I didn’t want to be there. The hardest moment? When I was injured, I couldn’t train

“It was the descent; You can no longer feel the motivation. At that time I no longer felt this strength ”

You will do without Virgil van Dijk until the start of next season, and Dayot Upamecano is closely connected given the uncertainty about his future at RB Leipzig

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