Liverpool closing in on a deal for 21-year-old English versatile midfielder

August 9, 2018

Relegated club West Bromwich Albion have made known their interest in Liverpool forward Sheyi Ojo.

The 21-year-old promising forward, looks to be set for Anfield exit next season and West Brom are reportedly included in a cluster of a team who are keen on to secure his services.

It’s reported that the Merseyside Reds head-coach Jurgen Klopp could sell the England youth team international for the right price.

Now, it is reported that Klopp is ready to sell 21-year-old forward to West Brom Albion for £12million as Darren Moore eyes to furthermore additions to his squad.

The player, however, is believed to be holding out for a Premier League move as he plans to remain in Premier League.

Newly promoted team Fulham are said to want to sign Ojo on season-long loan again after he spent last term there while Watford have also expressed interest in his signature.

Ojo, who has also previously had spells with Wolves and Wigan Athletic, scored four goals in 24 games last season.

Speaking while out on the Reds’ pre-season tour of the US, 21-year-old forward has recently admitted that another loan may be on the cards in the coming season.

“I am just trying to focus on the present by training well, staying fit and healthy and trying to do the best I can in these games I’m given. We’ve got to just see what happens after it,” he said.

“I feel like there comes a time when in order to make the next step, maybe you have to go out on loan and get a different experience. If that happens for me, then I’ll be looking to keep improving and come back stronger.

“There are loads of different examples, but Mo [Salah] is probably the best example – when he was at Chelsea, he went out on loan and now look at him. He’s done really well and is a star for our team. I’ll be looking follow in those sort of footsteps and take it as it comes.”