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Jamie Carragher tells Liverpool the midfield signing Liverpool need more than Jude Bellingham



Jude Bellingham and Jordan Henderson. (Getty Images)

Jamie Carragher tells Liverpool the midfield signing Liverpool need more than Jude Bellingham

Borussia Dortmund star Jude Bellingham may not be the type of midfielder the Reds need most urgently right now, according to Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher.

Bellingham has emerged as one of the best young players in the world of football recently, and one can only assume that there will be a fierce bidding war for his services in the summer of 2023.

Carragher isn’t sure though if Liverpool should make the 19-year-old their top priority right now since he’s worried that they never fully replaced GeorginioGeorginio Wijnaldum’s work ethic and vigour.

For Jurgen Klopp’s finest sides, Wijnaldum was a standout performer, but Carragher points out that the team is now a little more technical than enthusiastic in the middle of the field, and Bellingham might not really provide them that running power they’ve missed since losing Wijnaldum.

Discussing the Bellingham to Liverpool links, Sky Sports pundit Carragher said, as quoted by the Liverpool Echo: “It feels to me that the midfield has morphed into more of a technical midfield rather than a high energy midfield and that’s what happens when you lose that Wijnaldum figure alongside a holding midfielder.jude

Jude Bellingham

Jude Bellingham(Getty Images)

“Right now, Liverpool tonight had Jordan Henderson – who isn’t as energetic as three or four years ago – but then the technical player like Thiago – and Harvey Elliott, Carvalho has played there at times.

“This midfield isn’t what you expect or what Jurgen Klopp really wants. It’s not just about certain players and a certain age, because the younger players are more technical than high energy and I talk about Harvey Elliott and Carvalho, it feels like Liverpool’s midfield isn’t high energy.

“There’s talk of looking to bring in Jude Bellingham, why wouldn’t you, he’s a great player but they also need another midfielder to help them defensively.

“Bellingham is a midfielder who likes to get forward, score goals and assists and it would be fantastic if Liverpool could get him but they need a Wijnaldum figure to come in in the summer”

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