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Report: Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn attracting interest from Europe

Liverpool have sold a number of players in the past few weeks but business is far from done. There is still a host of fringe players expected to move from Anfield. According to The Athletic, Ben Woodburn is attracting serious interest from Europe and the Championship.

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Liverpool transfer outgoings

The Reds operate on a sell-to-buy budget.

Last summer we couldn’t sell as many players as we wanted to because the pandemic squeezed the finances of buying clubs.

As a result this summer has already seen a flurry exits with more to follow.

Marko Grujic has signed for Porto whilst Harry Wilson has joined Fulham.

In addition we’ve seen Taiwo Awoniyi seal a move to Union Berlin and Liam Millar has signed for Basel.

The coming weeks could also see the departures of Nat Phillips and Xherdan Shaqiri.

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Serious interest in Ben Woodburn

Back in 2016, Ben Woodburn became the youngest scorer in Liverpool history when he netted against Leeds United.

Since then injuries and a series of loan moves have prevented him from kicking on in the first team. Often used as a wide forward he is also capable of playing as a centre midfielder.

A move could be in the offing. According to The Athletic, there is serious interest in Ben Woodburn with sides from Greece, Denmark and Croatia keen on the utility man.

Furthermore, a number of Championship clubs are said to have asked about his availability.

The report, however, points out that Jürgen Klopp would be reluctant to let the player go although he won’t stand in his way.

This is because of how impressive the 21-year-old has been during pre-season, one source told The Athletic he has been ‘out of this world’ in training.

What RTK has to say

It’d be a shame to see Ben Woodburn go, he was the next best thing once upon a time.

Injuries have blighted his progress but there’s still a fantastic footballer in there somewhere, we saw as much against Osasuna.

Hopefully he nails down a spot in a first team somewhere and he blossoms in to the player he always promised to be – we’ll be expecting a sell-on clause in any deal.

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