Liverpool open to terminating Arthur Melo’s loan transfer in January if Klopp finds long-term midfield replacement

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LIVERPOOL are open to terminating Arthur Melo’s loan in the January window if they find a replacement.

The Brazilian, 26, completed a year-long temporary deal with a £32million buy option from Juventus earlier this month.

Liverpool 'would not be afraid' of terminating Arthur Melo's loan deal in January if they find a midfield replacement

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Liverpool ‘would not be afraid’ of terminating Arthur Melo’s loan deal in January if they find a midfield replacementCredit: AFP

But there is already word that Jurgen Klopp wants a long-term solution to his midfield issues.

TUTTOmercatoWEB claim that the Anfield team “would not be afraid” to end the loan deal for Arthur if that happens.

The ex-Juve man has played just 13 minutes of action so far – in the 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Napoli.

Liverpool are in the middle of an injury crisis that is threatening to cripple their title bid.

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Jordan Henderson, Thiago Alcantara, Ibrahima Konate, Naby Keita, Curtis Jones, Fabio Carvalho, Calvin Ramsay and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have all been sidelined.

Thiago was welcomed back against Ajax in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

But Klopp’s team are already five points behind champions Manchester City.

And Arthur was flown in to join fellow countrymen Alisson, Roberto Firmino a­nd Fabinho push through a difficult start to the season.

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The former Barcelona ace left the Nou Camp for Juventus back in 2020 and helped them to Coppa Italia success. 

But he only scored once and produced one assist during his two campaigns in Serie A.

And according to the Italian report, the Turin-based side “don’t want him back either”.

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