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Reds Reject Celtic Approach for Wilson

Well, that was quick.

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Just yesterday we reported that Brendan Rodgers was interested in bringing Liverpool academy product Harry Wilson to Celtic. The former Liverpool boss was apparently interested in either a loan or a permanent deal, neither of which interested Jurgen Klopp.

According to James Pearce at the The Echo, Kloppo sees Wilson as part of his plans for the upcoming campaign. So far the Welsh academy product has only made one senior appearance for the Reds, a 1-0 FA Cup win against Plymouth in the third round replay. However, with a return to Champions League in the fall, Liverpool will definitely have room for additional squad players and rotation across the four competitions.

Wilson was the captain for Liverpool’s u-23s—bagging nearly 30 goals in the process—and was promoted to training at Melwood for the second half of the 2016/17 season. Although it will certainly be difficult for Wilson to breakthrough to the first team, he is definitely a talented youngster who Klopp is not yet ready to send away from Merseyside.

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