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Liverpool target Sofyan Amrabat tipped for summer Premier League move as Morocco’s ‘raging bull’ is branded 2022 World Cup’s best midfielder


Sofyan Amrabat has been tipped to join a Premier League club this summer with Liverpool among the linked clubs.

Midfielder Amrabat, the younger brother of former Watford player Nordin Amrabat, played a key role in Morocco’s surprise run to the World Cup semi-finals.

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Amrabat is currently at Fiorentina but seems destined for the Premier League

He currently plays for Serie A side Fiorentina but his performances in Qatar have seen him linked with Liverpool.

It was also reported that Tottenham tried and failed to sign the 26-year-old in January.

And Moroccan journalist, Amine El Amri, believes Amrabat will move to a Premier League club, however, any potential suitors will have to wait until the summer to sign him.

El Amri added that he thought Amrabat was the best midfielder in the tournament.

“I think there’s a good chance he’ll go there. [the Premier League]”, El Amri told talkSPORT.

“But everyone will have to wait for the summer because Fiorentina don’t seem to want to sell in the next few weeks.


Amrabat excelled in a Moroccan team that surprised everyone

Amrabat excelled in a Moroccan team that surprised everyone

“I think he’s a fantastic player. His brother is Nordin Amrabat, and I’m sure you’ve seen in Russia that guy is a raging bull.

“But Sofyan Amrabat is a great footballer besides being a raging bull.

“I try to be as objective as possible, but I think he has been the best midfielder at this World Cup.

“I have nothing but respect for guys like Luka Modric, Marcelo Brozovic and Rodrigo De Paul and many others, but I think he has been absolutely the best midfielder at this World Cup.”

Amrabat and Morocco broke Cristiano Ronaldo's heart this weekend

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Amrabat and Morocco broke Cristiano Ronaldo’s heart this weekend

Can Morocco really go all the way in Qatar?

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Can Morocco really go all the way in Qatar?

Amrabat and Morocco had a stunning run at the World Cup after finishing top of a group that included both Belgium and Croatia.

They got the better of Spain in the round of 16 before beating Portugal in the quarter-finals to become the first African and Arab nation to reach the last four of a World Cup.

Standing on their way to a place in the final are defending champions France. Listen to Morocco’s full commentary against France on Wednesday night, live on talkSPORT, kick-off at 7pm.

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