Former Leicester City defender Steve Howey is not surprised that Liverpool took an interest in Foxes winger Harvey Barnes during the transfer window.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admired Barnes for some time, with reports suggesting the then-Premier League champions were mulling over a move last year.
Following a disappointing campaign which saw the Reds relinquish their hold on the title, Liverpool were linked with the 23-year-old once again this summer.
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It came after Barnes scored 13 goals before a knee injury halted his progress last season.
Having returned from injury, Barnes has started all four of the Foxes’ fixtures so far this season, including the Community Shield triumph over Manchester City.
Howey believes Liverpool will keep tabs on Barnes despite extending his contract and has claimed he would be an exciting signing for the Reds.
He exclusively told The Transfer Tavern: “Their interest doesn’t surprise me. Without a doubt, Jurgen Klopp would have been looking around to see what he could do to add to his squad.
“I think Harvey Barnes would have been a good acquisition.”
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