Jeremy Doku has been one of many standout gamers of the Premier League season thus far, however the Manchester Metropolis wizard might fairly simply have been weaving his magic within the division for Liverpool.
Based on Het Laatste Nieuws [via Daily Express], the Reds had reached an settlement with Anderlecht – for whom the winger was enjoying on the time – to signal the proficient prospect, having been given permission to talk to him by the Brussels outfit.
The then 15-year-old travelled to Merseyside for talks, with the Anfield hierarchy decided to get him to signal on the dotted line by providing him a ‘profitable contract’ and even a residential property.
Nonetheless, Doku determined in opposition to becoming a member of Liverpool, as an alternative preferring to stay in his native Belgium and develop additional earlier than transferring to the Premier League.
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It wasn’t by means of a scarcity of effort from the Liverpool hierarchy that Doku turned down a transfer to Anfield, and there was most likely little extra they might’ve carried out if the participant was leaning in the direction of staying at Anderlecht to proceed his growth.
At such a younger age, he wouldn’t have gone straight into the Reds’ first crew, with a few mortgage strikes maybe being lined as much as bolster his expertise earlier than being prepared to interrupt by means of underneath Jurgen Klopp.
As a substitute, the 21-year-od is now ripping it up at rivals Man Metropolis, and his former nationwide crew boss Roberto Martinez has stated of him: “After I speak about him, I’ve to smile. He’s a type of gamers who can deliver magic to his recreation.” (mancity.com).
Doku already has 4 objectives and 6 assists in 15 video games for Pep Guardiola’s aspect since becoming a member of them in the summertime, with 5 of these purpose contributions coming in an unbelievable efficiency in opposition to Bournemouth final weekend (Transfermarkt).
Liverpool have some marvellous left-sided choices in Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota and Cody Gakpo, so it’s not as if Klopp can be having sleepless nights over the Belgian’s determination to not signal for the Reds 5 years in the past.
Nonetheless, it’s onerous to not think about simply how electrical he might’ve been at Anfield, when taking a look at how he’s excelling in Manchester.
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