Liverpool are increasingly unlikely to win the race to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham this summer, according to reports. Anfield owners FSG’s transfer strategy has handed Manchester City, Manchester United and Real Madrid a meteoric boost in their hopes of landing the 19-year-old.
According to The Athletic, Dortmund would prefer not to sanction a sale of Bellingham this summer, with two years remaining on his contract.
Their stance will mean any deal would be at an inflated price, thought to be a minimum of a British record £110million.
Such a valuation is said to have made Liverpool an increasingly unlikely destination for Bellingham this summer.
The report claims that significant doubt about the Reds’ chances stems from the expected transfer fee, rival suitors’ financial pulling power and a reluctance to enter a bidding war.
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