Liverpool Told To Pay £50million for Ben White

Ben White replaced Trent Alexander-Arnold in England's EURO 2020 squad and with interest for Manchester United and Liverpool, the clubs have been told that £50million is the price that Brighton will accept for the defender.
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Liverpool showed interest in Brighton's highly rated defender Ben White last summer and according to The Daily Mail, Brighton have now set a price for the 23-year-old.

Brighton are thought to be willing to accept a bid of £50million for White who recently made his England debut against Austria.

Manchester United and Liverpool have previously been linked to the centre back and Brighton are hoping the steep price tag will scare them off amid interest from the clubs. 

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Ben White battling with Phil Foden 

However the Seagulls are desperate to keep hold of the England international and are hoping to extend his current contract, which expires in three years, after White returns from the EUROs. 

The 23-year-old played 39 games in all competitions for Graham Potter's side and he has impressed a lot of people, including Gareth Southgate.

Ben White had a very impressive loan move with Leeds United and helped them get promoted to the Premier League. Leeds apparently made a £25million bid for the centre back but it was rejected by Potter's side. 

The young centre back clearly has a lot of ability and could be one of the best centre backs in the league one day but for a price of £50million, it might be to much for some clubs to take the risk on him.

It's also very unlikely that Liverpool sign Ben White this summer, especially after announcing the signing of Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig.

If Liverpool was to sign another centre back, the fans would probably prefer Ozan Kabak who is younger, knows the squad and will be a lot cheaper but that transfer has been stopped in its tracks according to recent reports.