Kylian Mbappe would face a tough battle to get into the Liverpool team, according to Reds great Bruce Grobbelaar.
Liverpool fans have been baying for the club to sign the Paris Saint-Germain and France attacker, amid speculation Jurgen Klopp wants him to join the Premier League champions.
Such a signing would be an extraordinary statement of long-term intent by Liverpool’s owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG), given Mbappe is just 21 and looks set to be a global superstar for many years to come.
But Grobbelaar insists World Cup winner Mbappe would not walk straight into Liverpool’s first XI.
“Well, if he comes to Anfield he’s going to have to prove his worth up front for sure. And that’s only if and when he comes,” Grobbelaar told Stats Perform News.
“We do not know what the circumstances is. It will be up to Klopp and FSG who will reveal something probably in the new season.
“But whoever comes to Anfield, as you see with [Takumi] Minamino, he’s going to have to improve a hell of a lot more to get into the side.” Continue reading