Calciomercato: Liverpool join Barca in the race for Napoli's Fabian Ruiz
- Ruiz has been called-up for Spain international team over the last months.
- The 23-year-old is a hot property with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Bayern all eyeing his move.
- They are now joined by Liverpool, as per Calciomercato.
- Jurgen Klopp himself is reportedly keen on landing the midfielder.
- No further details were yet revealed though.
The midfielder is said to be praised by Jurgen Klopp himself who's keen to bolster his midfield while last year signing Naby Keita still fails to impress at Anfield. No further details nor any numbers regarding the cost of the potential transfer were reported yet though.
His excellent performances for Italian club have drawn comparisons to legendary Xavi and, reportedly, also attracted the interest of several other European giants including our arch-rivals Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
It's reported by Mundo Deportivo that the 23-year-old will be thoroughly scouted by Barca officials these months. If he continues to put in solid performances for Napoli, the Catalans will push towards his transfer. Transfermarkt value the Spaniard at the figure of €50m.
Fabian has recently made his debut for Spain international. Following his confident display in the game against the Faroe Islands on Sunday, Sergio Busquets has predicted a bright future for the midfielder: "He's going to be the best in his position," just the same he said about Frenkie de Jong at the press-conference.
Before claiming the status of a first-team player at Napoli, Fabian used to play for Real Betis and Elche. Last season, he made an overall number of 40 appearances for Azzurri, scoring 7 goals and making 3 assists.
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