Raphinha won't reject 'massive' Liverpool offer - pundit
Kevin Campbell fears the “massive draw” of Liverpool will be too much for Leeds United winger Raphinha to turn down next year.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the ex-Premier League striker does not want to see the 24-year-old move to Anfield only to become an impact substitute.
Football Insider first revealed Liverpool’s interest in the 24-year-old back in February after he blew their scouts away.
The latest from a Reds source today is the club are making regular checks on Raphinha as well as his teammates Kalvin Phillips and Illan Meslier.
The Brazil international has been a revelation since arriving to the Premier League.
However, Campbell is baffled by the idea of the Jurgen Klopp wanting another forward with Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota already in his ranks.
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“I’m sure he won’t want to go anywhere as an impact sub,” he told Football Insider.
“Liverpool is a massive draw for him, of course it is.
“But, he is playing every week at Leeds. That is always the problem when you are a club like a Liverpool.
“It’s hard to keep all of these players happy if they are not playing regularly. They’ve got four players at the top end of the pitch now. They are all top-quality as well.
“Where does Raphinha fit in? It is a tough one.
“Klopp wants to have a strong squad and Raphinha would certainly strengthen it. I just struggle to see where he fits in.”
Raphinha has contributed 11 goals and 9 assists in 41 appearances for Leeds United.
His contract at Elland Road runs until 2024.