It seems that we must be wary of the purchases of revelations of a World Cup.
The transfer that Liverpool is about to formalize, with the arrival of Cody Gakpo, falls completely within this framework.
Certainly, the 23-year-old Dutch striker has been very successful for a year and a half with PSV Eindhoven, but his international rating has especially exploded in Qatar.
PSV and @LFC have reached an agreement on the proposed transfer of Cody Gakpo.
The 23-year-old attacker will leave for England imminently where he will be subjected to the necessary formalities ahead of the completion of the transfer.
– PSV (@PSV) December 26, 2022
Access to this content has been blocked to respect your choice of consent
By clicking on "
", you accept the deposit of cookies by external services and will thus have access to the content of our partners
And to better remunerate 20 Minutes, do not hesitate to accept all cookies, even for one day only, via our "I accept for today" button in the banner below.
More information on the Cookie Management Policy page.
Author of three goals during the World Cup, this one appeared throughout the competition as the number one danger of the attack of the Netherlands, finally eliminated in the quarter-finals by Argentina (on penalties).
“PSV and Liverpool FC have reached an agreement on the proposed transfer of Cody Gakpo,” the Dutch club said in a statement on Monday evening.
"A record transfer" for PSV Eindhoven
Clearly, if his medical examination goes without a hitch this Tuesday in England, Cody Gakpo will strengthen the Reds for the second part of the season, in a sector of play where the Colombian Luis Diaz and the Portuguese Diogo Jota have regularly been injured lately. month.
To afford the promising Dutch striker (55 goals and 50 assists in 159 games in total for PSV Eindhoven), Liverpool would have to pay around 50 million euros.
"It's a record transfer for PSV," said Marcel Brands, general manager of the Dutch club.
So, a nice transfer well prepared for a long time by Jürgen Klopp and the Liverpool board or a post-World Cup love at first sight purchase?
Netherlands - Argentina: From dead calm to the Battle of Lusail, how the match changed
Netherlands - Argentina: The genius of Bergkamp, the impotence of Ayala... The memory of the Vélodrome 98 comes to the surface
World Cup 2022