What contract did Liverpool give Alexis Mac Allister?
Alexis Mac Allister is now officially a Liverpool player. Liverpool’s new signing will not be one of the best paid players.
The deal agreed with Brighton and Hove Albion will see Liverpool pay an initial €40 million (£35m/$40.3m), though the transfer fee could rise by a further €62m (£55m/$62m) if certain targets are met.
Where Alexis Mac Allister will play, who will he replace and is he the right fit? The Argentine international moved to Anfield this summer and will hone the No.10 shirt for the Reds. He is expected to break into the Liverpool squad.
Alexis Mac Allister is now part of Liverpool who will be expected to win trophies every year, and serially contenders for the Champions League. Mac Allister will have the chance to learn from veterans such as Thiago Alcantara and Jordan Henderson.
How much will Alexis Mac Allister earn at Liverpool?
ESPN claims that Alexis Mac Allister signed a five-year deal with Liverpool, containing a release clause of €500 million and he will receive a high salary.
The Liverpool players salary is really high and several players are earning at least €120,000 per week. Alexis Mac Allister salary per week will be above the average Liverpool player weekly salary.
The reports also claims Alexis Mac Allister will receive a salary that would make him Liverpool’s fifth-highest earner behind Trent-Alexander Arnold and Fabinho.
Currently, Mo Salah is the highest-paid football player at Liverpool and earns €350,000 per week. Here you can see Liverpool wages.
The terms are yet to be revealed, but Mac Allister is likely to be handed a deal worth slightly less than a few Liverpool players.
Alexis Mac Allister Stats in 2022/23
Mac Allister is one of the brightest talents in Europe and has been outstanding in his position in the Premier League last season. The World Cup winner is expected to bring versatility into the Liverpool midfield.
The 24-year-old midfielder managed 10 goals and two assists in 35 appearances in the Premier League for Brighton this season. Overall he bagged 12 goals and three assists.
Mac Allister made his debut for England in 2019 and was pivotal in Argentina winning the World Cup last year. His contribution last season helped the Seagulls reach the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Why Liverpool signed Alexis Mac Allister?
The Reds are undergoing a transition in the midfield area as Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and James Milner left Anfield when their contract expired on June 30.
Alexis Mac Allister was brought in to form a midfield partnership with Thiago and create an all-round midfield that will boost Klopp’s options next season. His passing in the final third is the most noticeable attribute. The Argentine is reliable when it comes to passing near the opponent’s box which will be key as Liverpool likes to dominate possession against their opponents. He was Brighton’s leading scorer in the top flight last season along with his versatility and game intelligence were big factors in Liverpool moving for the World Cup winner.