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Premier League: Official: Liverpool sign Cody Gakpo

Ehe winter market already has its first big signing ‘postMundial’: Cody Maths Gakpo (Eindhoven, 7-5-1999). PSV have made their transfer to Liverpool official.

The transfer, as reported by Fabrizio Romano, It has closed at 42 million fixed and another 14 in variables. It could therefore go up to 56. It would therefore become the most expensive sale for the Eindhoven team in its entire history, unseating ‘Chucky’ Lozano, who went to Naples in 2019 for 45 million euros.

The PSV winger was one of the great sensations of Qatar 2022. His contribution was decisive for the Netherlands to reach the quarterfinals. Gakpo scored three goals with the ‘Oranje’ in the World Cup.

With PSV he was completing a real season: He added a total of 13 goals and 17 assists in 24 games between all competitions. In the Eredivisie he was the undisputed ‘king’: he was marching, at the same time, ‘pichichi’ with 9 goals and top assistant with 12 assists.

Gakpo will therefore be able to face Real Madrid in the round of 16 of the Champions League. Cover, a priori, Luis Díaz’s loss due to injury. He joins in a smashing attack. It should be remembered that the ‘Pool’ also has ‘Mo’ Salah, Darwin Nez, Diogo Jota (injured), Roberto Firmino and Fbio Carvalho.

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