MX23RW : Tuesday, December 1 18:41:32| >> :60:1096:1096:

Schalke 'drop asking price for Liverpool target Ozan Kabak'

Schalke 'drop asking price for Liverpool target Kabak'
© Reuters
Schalke 04 reportedly lower their asking price for rumoured Liverpool target Ozan Kabak to £27m amid speculation that Jurgen Klopp's side could move for him in January.

Schalke 04 have reportedly lowered their asking price for rumoured Liverpool target Ozan Kabak.

The 20-year-old is one of two central defenders thought to be on Liverpool's shortlist as possible January replacements for the injured Virgil van Dijk.

Brighton & Hove Albion's Ben White is Jurgen Klopp's top target in that position, but the Seagulls' £50m asking price for the former Leeds United loanee could force Liverpool to look at other options.

Kabak is another player on their radar, and Sport Media Set reports that Schalke would be willing to consider a bid of €30m (£27.1m) for the centre-back.

The Premier League champions were also linked with the Turkey international during the summer, when reports suggested that it would take closer to £40m to prise him away from the Bundesliga outfit.

However, Schalke have made a poor start to the new season and could now be willing to consider a cut-price fee for the youngster, who still has four years remaining on his contract.

AC Milan are also thought to be interest in Kabak, while Liverpool have also been linked with a move for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano.

ID:419442:cQx

Click here for more stories about Ozan Kabak

Click here for more stories about Liverpool

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Brighton & Hove Albion's Ben White pictured in September 2020
Read Next:
Liverpool 'identify two-man centre-back shortlist'
>
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Champions League
Championship
Primeira Liga
League One
League Two
National League
National League North
National League South
Belgian Pro League
NIFL Premiership
Welsh Premier League
Segunda Division
Ligue 2
Eerste Divisie
Copa Libertadores
Copa Sudamericana
Argentine Primera Division
AFC Champions League
J1 League
NFL
FT
Seahawks
23-17
Eagles
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Tottenham HotspurSpurs106312191221
2Liverpool106312217521
3Chelsea1054122101219
4Leicester CityLeicester106041914518
5West Ham UnitedWest Ham105231711617
6Southampton105231916317
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves105231111017
8Everton105141917216
9Manchester UnitedMan Utd95131616016
10Aston Villa95042013715
11Manchester CityMan City94321511415
12Leeds UnitedLeeds104241517-214
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle104241215-314
14Arsenal104151012-213
15Crystal Palace104151215-313
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton102441416-210
17Fulham102171119-87
18West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom10136718-116
19Burnley9126417-135
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd10019416-121

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!