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‘Liverpool could take Sarr to the next level’

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Watford winger Ismaila Sarr is the kind of player that Jurgen Klopp could take to “the next level” at Liverpool, claims ex-Red Neil Mellor.


For a while now, Liverpool have been linked with a move for Watford star Ismaila Sarr.

The Premier League champions already have one Senegal international forward on their books in Sadio Mane.

Interest in landing another has been mooted ever since Sarr netted a stunning brace while inflicting Liverpool’s first top-flight defeat of 2019-20.


He has since suffered relegation into the Championship with Watford. Although, the 22-year-old is tipped to leave the Hornets before the transfer window slams shut.

Ex-Liverpool player Mellor believes Klopp needs more depth in attack and the Watford man could come in handy in that regard.

“When you look at players like Sarr, you think if he was to go and maybe work under a manager like Jurgen or someone, he could take him to the next level,” Mellor told Gentingbet.


“I think he has that ability and he showed that. He’s had a good season at Watford even though they’ve been relegated and he cost them a lot of money.”

“The thing is with Sarr, he’s got a big future if the right sort of manager can be around him and guide him in these important times.”

“He’s good mates with Mane, and we all know about players helping deals get over the line with friends.”


“Sarr wouldn’t start but he’s a player who could certainly offer help to the front three and say, well, I can freshen it up for this game so there isn’t an overuse for the front three.”

The young forward won’t cost so much and is reportedly available for around 40m.