UEFA set to make changes to Champions League as Jose Mourinho ‘interested’ in Liverpool free transfer
Liverpool doesn’t want to miss out on UEFA’s upcoming Champions League revamp.
Liverpool won’t participate in Champions League competition in 2023/24 unless something extraordinary happens between now and the end of the current campaign.
The Reds have had a difficult season on the field, despite a few bright spots. If the club wants to avoid having their first season without playing in Europe since 2016/17, they will have to fight tooth and nail for even Europe League qualification for the upcoming season.
Since 2017/18, the club’s primary source of income has been Champions League football, which has brought in more than £400 million in prize money and related revenues.
AS Roma manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly eyeing a move for Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino in the summer transfer window.
Firmino is out of contract in the summer at Anfield and personally informed Jurgen Klopp of his decision not to extend his eight year spell on Merseyside.
After signing Andrea Belotti and Paulo Dybala last summer, Mourinho has proved he can attract big-name players to Rome. The former Chelsea boss is hoping Firmino is his next – according to reports