Real Madrid are reportedly monitoring one of Liverpool's star defenders ahead of a potential transfer.
Los Blancos are widely understood to be looking for a new central defender, with their interest in Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger having made a number of headlines over the past few months.
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Having lost two key centre-backs in the previous transfer window in Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane, who joined Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United respectively, the Spanish giants only brought in David Alaba from Bayern Munich as their replacement.
With Rudiger continuing to negotiate a potential new contract at Stamford Bridge, Carlo Ancelotti's side are now said to be looking at Reds defender Joe Gomez, according to BBC Sport.
In the 2019/20 campaign, the England international was considered part of the Merseysiders' first-choice centre-back pairing along with Virgil van Dijk, but he appears to have fallen down Jurgen Klopp's pecking order at Anfield following the long-term knee injury that kept him sidelined for the majority of the 2020/21 season.
The arrival of Ibrahima Konate from Bundesliga side RB Leipzig earlier this year has also played a role, with the Frenchman having impressed when deputising for Van Dijk and Joel Matip in this campaign.
It has also been claimed, by the Daily Express, that Liverpool are eyeing FC Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo as a potential replacement for Gomez should he make the move to Madrid.
Although his contract is only set to expire in June 2024, Gomez has also been linked with a transfer to Aston Villa, who now seemingly face stiff competition from Real for his signature.
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