Liverpool journalist Sean Bradbury has been sharing his thoughts on a potential January transfer move from the Merseyside club for Brighton & Hove Albion centre-back Ben White.
This comes after Bradbury recently made an appearance on a special bonus episode of the Liverpool Echo’s Blood Red Podcast looking ahead to the January transfer window.
On the topic of potential defensive reinforcements the Reds could look to bring in during the January window, Bradbury had this to say about a potential move for White, who the club were linked with during the previous summer window. (6.51)
He said: “There’s no way Ben White’s leaving in January surely because even if Liverpool came in with a very attractive offer for someone who they have scouted and are keeping tabs on by all accounts, I don’t really see how that would be in Brighton’s interest to let him go at the moment, it’s okay, you might get a decent pay-out, it’s a difficult financial climate as we’re all well aware, but if that scuppers your actual season, and puts you in jeopardy of relegation, it’s not worth it.”
White made his senior debut for Brighton back in 2016 when he was just 18-years-old in their 4-0 win over Colchester United in the Carabao Cup under former Seagulls manager Chris Hughton.
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TIF Thoughts on Sean Bradbury’s comments on White…
With Brighton currently sat in 17th place in the Premier League table just two points clear of the relegation zone, it seems unlikely that they would let White go in January seeing as he has played in all but one game for them in the league so far.
Also, taking into account how Brighton have conceded 25 league goals so far this season, this could suggest that White may not be the right quality to play for Liverpool.