Liverpool ready to offer Barcelona wonderkid Gavi FIFTY times his current salary to seal £80,000-a-week transfer
LIVERPOOL are reportedly ready to offer Barcelona starlet Gavi nearly FIFTY times his current salary to sign him.
The 17-year-old broke into the La Liga first team this season and caught the eye of Jurgen Klopp.
And despite just four top-flight appearances, he’s already convinced the Anfield boss to try and swoop for him.
Gavi currently earns around £1,600 a week at Nou Camp.
Corn El Nacional claim Liverpool are willing to pay him £80,000 a week in order to secure his signature.
The same outlet also claim that the La Masia graduate sees his future at Barcelona.
However, his release clause remains at a relatively low £41.7million and the financially-struggling Catalans might be tempted to cash in on the playmaker.
Barca have already eased pressure on their wage bill by moving Philipe Coutinho to Aston Villa on loan.
But Ferran Torres arrives from Manchester City meaning they still have some work to do to help balance the books.
The Spaniard’s registration is still pending which is why Barca release salaries for him in their squad.
And Gavi’s potential transfer exit along with Coutinho’s could trigger the space needed for him to become active.
Gavi joined the Barcelona academy in 2015 aged just 11.
He signed his first professional contract in September 2020 and went on to play for Barcelona B that year.
The talented teenager was promoted to the first team last summer and he has already broken into the Spanish national team.
Liverpool are looking for reinforcements as they aim to close the 11-point gap on Premier League leaders Man City.
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