Liverpool defeats Manchester United in the contest to sign winger Cody Gakpo after they agree to a deal with PSV, as announced by the Dutch side on Monday. According to the sources, the dealer fee is about £37 million, and the sides are at the brink of closing the deal of his arrival in the transfer window of January. PSV didn’t disclose the deal’s value but Marcel Brands- the general manager it is going to be a record transfer for the club.
Luis Diaz, the Colombian international is facing an extended period on the sideline following a serious knee injury during the training break midseason in Dubai; Liverpool has sped up attempts for bolstering their forward line by making a move for Gakpo. He has been the top target for Southampton and Leeds during the summer and Manchester United Erik ten Hag convinced the Old Trafford club for considering a move for the player in the late summer window.
Manchester United has been eyeing a new move in January for Gakpo after the decision of the club to cancel the contract of Cristiano Ronaldo in November. However, having defeated Manchester United for the signing of Darwin Nunez in June. Liverpool is now set to do the same by sealing Gakpo’s move as the transfer window opens up.