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Liverpool have dismissed reports linking the club with a move for Sheffield United star Sander Berge. The midfielder had been tipped as an choice to help ease the clubs injury woes within the centre of the park nevertheless it appears he won’t be arriving in Merseyside. The Reds have also been linked with a wide range of central midfielders nevertheless Virgil Van Dijk has warned any latest arrival that they face a troublesome task to dislodge young guns Harvey Elliott and Fabio Carvalho. 

On Friday, Jurgen Klopp announced that the club would dive back into the transfer marketplace for a central midfielder following injuries to Thiago, Curtis Jones, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita left him with a dearth of options within the centre of the park. 

Norwegian midfielder Sander Berge had reportedly turn into a goal for the Premier League runners up nevertheless the Each day Mirror reports that this has been dismissed by the club. German media have linked the club with moves for RB Leipzig star Konrad Laimer and, somewhat unexpectedly, a January move for Jude Bellingham. 

The Englishman was believed to be the club’s top goal for next summer nevertheless this might be moved forward. 

Nevertheless, Van Dijk has warned any incoming player that they face an uphill battle to dislodge Elliott and Carvalho. The 19-year-old duo have impressed during their time in the primary team with each players scoring within the 9-0 demolition of Bournemouth on Saturday. 

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“You would like that maturity as well. Especially when things usually are not going well like within the last two weeks, these guys have the suitable mentality that we want.

“They’ll have moments, good moments but they’ll have moments they need to learn from. That’s how football works. We usually are not robots, even when everyone seems to be expecting that we’re but we usually are not.”

Liverpool are expected to be busy in the times before Thursday’s deadline as they appear to barter a deal for a latest midfielder. Within the meantime, Carvalho and Elliott will proceed to construct their case that they must be Klopp’s go-to men going forward. 

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