Liverpool is in a crisis of defense when Joel Matip, Andrew Robertson as well as Konstantinos Tsimikas are injured. This leaves Jurgen Klopp with not too many names left that can be trusted when Joe Gomez is also moved to his natural left full-back role.
However, the German strategist still does not intend to use Nathaniel Phiilips in the second phase of the season, instead, he plans to push the English midfielder to Blackburn Rover of the Championship on loan.
According to a report by journalist Alan Nixon from The Sun, Blackburn is about to complete a loan contract for the 26-year-old player, surpassing opponents such as Cardiff City or Leeds United after Phillips returned from an unsuccessful period at the club. Celtic.
The deal will be signed within 24 hours and will certainly be completed before the transfer market closes . This is urgent for Blackburn when they just lost Hayden Carter to the sidelines injured.