West Ham United winger Jarrod Bowen would be the perfect signing for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool.
That is the view of former defender Jonathan Woodgate, who has warned fans not to rule out a potential switch this month.
Bowen, 25, has been the Hammers’ standout performer so far this season after racking up eight goals and 10 assists in 30 appearances, in all competitions.
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However, despite only being with the club for two years, the 25-year-old is already being linked with a bumper transfer to Merseyside.
Responding to the sensational links, Woodgate, who spoke to TalkSPORT (as quoted by Liverpool Echo), said: “He’d fit into the Liverpool system. He’s good enough. He’s improved every step that he has made.
“We’re talking about England – he would get that pressure. Can West Ham keep hold of him, even this month? Money talks.”
Woodgate’s assessment of the speculation currently surrounding Bowen comes at the same time the Telegraph are reporting that Liverpool is struggling to match current superstar Mo Salah’s contract demands.
Whether or not the Reds will cave to the Egyptian’s sky-high contract demands remains to be seen – however, when it comes to suggestions that Bowen could make the switch to Anfield – Klopp could certainly do a lot worse than targeting a genuinely exciting wide-attacker as a potential replacement.
Although Bowen is nowhere near Salah’s level in terms of goals and assists, it is important to remember that the Egyptian wasn’t at his best when he joined from Roma in 2017 either.
If anyone can turn good players into world-class players, it is Klopp and while many West Ham United fans will be praying their number 20 doesn’t make the switch – Liverpool fans, as well as the neutral, will be hugely intrigued to see one of England’s most in-form attackers ply their trade under the German tactician.
And you’d really listen to anything that racist f****r has to say? Bowen is not for sale, nor has he ever expressed a desire to join Liverpool. LFC are a club in decline, West Ham are on the way up. Bowen will stay.
AGREE think the football media is becoming pointless. Probably 90 per cent of what they report never happens.As for BOWEN .he wont be going anywhere. Most people realise that except those looking for a story. Correct or not-doesnt seem to matter.
I think you are living in cloud cuckoo land. West Ham have done brilliant under Moyes but that’s as far as it goes
Liverpool in decline? We will see.
Lfc a club in decline you said?
Stop smoking weed, no player is happy at westham.
Liverpool is the destination
Hahaha ha west ham on the way up? What a clown
Woodgate ? Rightio. does he think West Ham are stupid then ? MUST DO. OR IS IT A NOT UNEXPECTED STUPID COMMENT ?Which the desperate media just repeat like -leave you to fill that in.Bowen wont be going to Liverpool now or in the summer. Why would he -apart from that has probably seen what happens when Salah not there.NOT A LOT.
West Ham have already beaten Liverpoo this season ,Woodcote has had a semi-disasterous career why would anyone take any notis of what he’s said ? Kopp will be gone from there before Bowen joins them he’s not stupid ?