Leeds United pull the plug on move for Liverpool winger Harry Wilson
Premier League champions Liverpool are still looking to move Harry Wilson on before the transfer window closes, despite Leeds United deciding against a deal.
As per reports in England, Wilson is one of a number of fringe players likely to leave Liverpool before the transfer window ends.
The Welshman came through the academy ranks at Liverpool, but has found first team opportunities hard to come by. He spent last season on loan at Bournemouth and had a pretty decent spell although it was not enough to save the Cherries from relegation.
The 23-year-old got his first taste of regular Premier League football last season but Bournemouth’s relegation means he is looking for a new club before the transfer window closes next month.
Leeds United were linked with the winger earlier in the transfer window, but talks have now faded. The newly promoted club are unwilling to meet the £20 million asking price that Liverpool are holding out for.
Aston Villa, Newcastle, Southampton and Crystal Palace have all also been suggested as potential destinations for the Welsh international.
Leeds, meanwhile, are now chasing Udinese's Rodrigo de Paul.
“Liverpool will hope to move on a number players round the fringes in the coming weeks,” said The Athletic‘s David Ornstein.
“One of them is Harry Wilson. We know that Leeds United had started working on a deal for him much earlier in the summer.
“That didn’t develop I think because Marcelo Bielsa decided that Wilson wasn’t the right player for him.”
Even if a move to Leeds is now unlikely to materialise, Wilson is still likely to leave Liverpool in the coming weeks.
A recent report suggested he was one of 10 players who could make way as part of a clearout at Anfield as Jurgen Klopp looks to raise funds for new arrivals
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