Reds target went Belgian international to solve defensive crisis.
Liverpool have reportedly made Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen one of their top transfer targets of the new year as they look to solve their defensive issues, according to the Metro.
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The Belgium international was linked with a move to Arsenal before linking up with Spurs is thought to be keen on an exit from White Heart Lane after admitting he won’t be signing an extension on his current deal with the club.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is looking to offload a number of players in the new year, including Vertonghen, and could be tempted to listen to offers for the 27-year-old now rather than risk losing him for free in the summer.
The Reds are on the lookout for defensive reinforcements, especially as £20 million summer signing Dejan Lovren was dropped from the starting line-up after a string of underwhelming performances.
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