Liverpool finally set to replace Alberto Moreno with top quality leftback 5 years ago

Liverpool finally set to replace Alberto Moreno with top quality leftback

Come in Alberto Moreno - your number is up.

Liverpool are leading the race to sign the wonderfully talented Sead Kolašinac, according to German media outlet Bild. It could spell curtains for court jester/club mascot Moreno.

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The Schalke left-back, also reportedly a target for Chelsea and West Ham, has two assists in five appearances for the Bundesliga side this season and has 16 caps for Bosnia. He is equally adept at both defending and blazing forward.

The 23-year-old is also out of contract at the end of the current season.

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James Milner is currently first-choice left-back for Liverpool, but despite excelling, the 30-year-old has spent the entirety of his career as a midfielder.

Even if Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp isn't looking to replace Milner in the position, it's evident the team needs cover at left-back as Moreno hasn't convinced.

Klopp signed Kolašinac's former Schalke teammate Joel Matip during the summer on a free transfer, addressing what had being a problem position in his team.

It wouldn't be a surprise to see the Liverpool manager do likewise for the left-back slot and make a move for the Kolašinac.

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