Liverpool transfer news: Thiago Alcantara latest, Mohamed Salah and Georginio Wijnaldum’s Barcelona links plus Premier League updates

Michael Jones
Thiago left Barcelona in 2013 to follow Pep Guardiola to Bayern despite United launching two attempts to try and sign him
Thiago left Barcelona in 2013 to follow Pep Guardiola to Bayern despite United launching two attempts to try and sign him

But with their rivals strengthening fans are desperate for the Reds to press on. Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara is the top choice with discussions had between the club and the Spaniard’s representatives. Thiago is keen for a new challenge with Liverpool one of his preferred destinations. If he arrives there could well be departures, however, with Georginio Wijnaldum of interest to new Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman. We’ll have all the latest throughout the day: