Scottish Premiership outfit Kilmarnock have now confirmed the mortgage signing of Liverpool teen James Balagizi.
The 20-year-old midfielder joins for the rest of the 2023/24 season ‘pending clearance’, as per the club’s official website.
Derek McInnes’ facet discover themselves fourth within the league desk – a big enchancment so far on their fortunes the prior marketing campaign.
Are Liverpool prone to full any everlasting enterprise in January?
A convincing ‘ no ‘ is the more and more possible reply to that query.
Sure names, together with that of Sporting Lisbon’s highly-rated centre-half Goncalo Inacio, are showing steadily sufficient to counsel that our curiosity is considerably severe.
Nonetheless, we’re extra prone to maintain hearth for now and full the season with the present squad earlier than reassessing our wants come the summer season.
The emergence of Jarell Quansah and the return to type of present utility man Joe Gomez may have undoubtedly assuaged the fears of the teaching employees this time period.
There’ll nonetheless be an actual have to decide to future planning past the tip of the marketing campaign to bolster a backline that’s greater than just a little susceptible to an damage disaster.