By Paul Robinson

18th Sep, 2022 | 12:46pm

Liverpool expected to beat Man United to Jude Bellingham after Sky update - pundit

Paul Robinson has tipped Liverpool to beat Man United to the signature of Jude Bellingham.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former Spurs and England number one said the 19-year-old “is a great fit” for Jurgen Klopp’s side.

According to Sky Sports‘ Florian Plettenburg (13 September), Liverpool and Man United have “a good chance” of signing Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund next summer.

Sources revealed to Football Insider (27 August) that Jurgen Klopp’s side have held extensive talks with Borussia Dortmund over a deal for the centre-midfielder.

Bellingham has three years remaining on his contract at the Signal Iduna Park.

When asked by Football Insider if Anfield or Old Trafford was a more likely destination for the England international, Robinson said: “He just fits in at Liverpool.

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“The way that he plays and the system Klopp plays, it is a great fit.

“Bellingham is an incredibly talented footballer. He still has his best years ahead of him. He already has an unbelievable reputation. His charisma on the ball is something special. I love watching him.

“To achieve what he has at such a young age is remarkable. I think he has been really clever with how he has managed his career and his career path.

“It is only a matter of time before he returns to England. I strongly suspect he will move to Liverpool because of the way they play. It suits him.”

In other news, Kieran Maguire has claimed Liverpool are primed to rocket past their rivals amid a £100m transfer reveal.