Liverpool continue to track down an electric teenage winger, while West Ham will make an offer in January for a € 20m forward, all in the latest Euro Paper Talk.
RED FOLLOW-UP BELGIAN WING
Liverpool continue to closely monitor the progress of exciting Belgian winger Jeremy Doku, according to a report.
The Reds have reportedly had an interest in the 18-year-old for some time. In fact, when I was 15 years old, Doku and his parents visited Liverpool’s Melwood training ground.
The player reportedly met with Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp and club legend Steven Gerrard. However, he remained at Anderlecht and continued to develop at an exciting pace.
After making his breakthrough with the Belgian club in the 2018/19 season, he won an initial £ 23 million move to Rennes in October after another strong campaign.
However, according to Het Laatste Nieuws, Klopp remains a fan of Doku and continues to follow his progress.
Furthermore, Liverpool’s scouting department and analysts also ‘keep a close eye on everything’.
Previous reports have indicated that the Reds consider Doku to be Sadio Mane’s long-term successor at Anfield. The latest speculation claims something similar: that the Merseysiders see ‘glimpses of Mane’ in the teenager’s game.
Furthermore, Doku’s “ultra-fast” pace and the fact that he is “unpredictable” in attack are also reasons for Liverpool to control his development.
While the report does not mention the possibility of a future movement of the Reds, adds that if Doku signed now, he would be caught in a difficult scenario.
Contrasting his age with his development, he would suffer in the club’s Under-23 classification, but he is not ready to play with Liverpool’s older stars.
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