Is Sander Berge a smart move for Liverpool?

It is no secret that Liverpool is particularly interested in young Belgian Sander Berge. He managed to impress Jurgen Klopp already in the two Champions League group stage games during last month. The young midfielder is in his second year at the Luminus Arena, having appeared in every one of the club matches this season.

His remarkable performance caught the attention of numerous clubs, one of them being Napoli. The 21-year-old might be available for free of £18 million. Liverpool is now looking to spend a hasty amount in January to strengthen the midfield. Even though they are blessed with options when it comes to the midfield, there is an array of options.

Sander Berge stole the show at Champions League

Sander Berge might be Liverpool’s long-term replacement for either Milner or Henderson. It might be a challenge for him to fit in but he may be just what the team needs. Milner operated in various roles by Klopp’s instructions while Henderson was a central midfielder in a deeper role. Now, as Milner is in the twilight of his career, a boost in the midfield would not be a bad idea.

Starting his career at Asker, Sander Berge got a taste of third-tier club in his native Norway before moving to Valerenga, featuring in Eliteserien. Shortly after he joined Genk, he burst onto the scene. From 2017, he gradually delivered solid performances to inspire the Belgian outfit. They won the Jupiler Pro League last season. Young Norwegian continued to impress both domestically and away in Europe. He thrived during the Genk’s defeat 2-1 against Liverpool at Anfield in the UEFA Champions League.

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His ability to dictate possession from deep and break up the opposition attacks is making him a valuable addition for Liverpool. Berge is a powerful presence in the middle of the field, acting mainly as a ball-winner. He is also capable of driving forward with the ball at his feet. Sander Berge registred 1 tackle, 2.3 clearances, 1.3 interceptions and 0.8 blocks per game in Champions League. For passing, this young midfielder has an average of 81.4% success rate. Prepare for another fixture so you don’t miss a chance for betway jackpot. We can also help you with soccer 10 fixture for today!