Liverpool have been looking to sign a new natural left back for a long time now and reports indicate that they are close to finally hiring one.
The Reds have been heavily linked with Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon for quite some time.
According to an exclusive report covered by Football London, the Merseysiders have actually beaten the likes of Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham in the race to sign the 16-year-old fullback.
The teenage starlet is a versatile talent who can not only play as a left back but can also be deployed on the left hand side of the midfield. He is being compared to former Tottenham star Gareth Bale.
This season, in 24 appearances (all competitions) for Fulham, Ryan has directly contributed in 9 goals (6 goals and 3 assists). The London based club value (Squawka) him around 15 million pounds ($19million).
Klopp does not prefer Alberto Moreno and it will not come as any surprise if the Spaniard leaves the Anfield club this summer.
However, it will also be surprising if a 16-year-old boy replaces James Milner to become Liverpool’s first choice left back.
Therefore, instead of signing a teenage starlet, the Reds must look to sign a proven quality LB this summer.
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