Liverpool have offloaded youth-team striker Bobby Duncan to Fiorentina after accepting Serie A side’s offer to buy him permanently.
What the papers say Bobby Duncan could be leaving Liverpool for German giants Borussia Dortmund, the Daily Mirror reports. The 18-year-old has been at the centre of a dispute with the Reds after his agent accused Liverpool of “mentally bullying” the striker when a loan to Fiorentina was blocked. The England under-18 player had not left his room in four days and Liverpool had shown Duncan “zero consideration”, agent Saif Rubie said – though the club said they were “disappointed” by the “unfounded” allegations.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has launched a strong defence of his treatment of young players after the agent of teenager Bobby Duncan criticised the way he was allegedly being treated.
Liverpool have dismissed the claims of an agent who accused them of “mentally bullying” teenage prospect Bobby Duncan and breaking a promise to allow him to leave the club this summer.
Liverpool have been accused of “mentally bullying” teenage prospect Bobby Duncan after denying him a move away from the club this summer.
Liverpool will not allow youth team striker Bobby Duncan to leave the club this season.
Liverpool will not budge on their stance over Ryan Kent and the winger will not be allowed to join Rangers on loan.
What the papers say Danish Superliga’s Nordsjaelland have made Liverpool an offer for talented young striker Bobby Duncan, the Daily Mail reports. The 18-year-old was included in Reds manager Jurgen Klopp’s pre-season plans. But the Danish club have offered him regular football and are willing to pay his wages in full for the upcoming season. Duncan, who is Steven Gerrard’s cousin, scored 32 goals for the Liverpool academy last year following his arrival from Manchester City the season before.
Liverpool teenagers Paul Glatzel and Bobby Duncan will be given the chance to impress in pre-season after manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed they will tour the United States with the first-team.