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Liverpool: Fans commend Michael Edwards over possible £10m deal for Bobby Duncan

Liverpool: Fans commend Michael Edwards over possible £10m deal for Bobby Duncan

Liverpool director of football Michael Edwards is in negotiations with Fiorentina over the possible sale of Bobby Duncan, as reported by Football Insider.

According to Football Insider, the Serie A club have submitted a buy-to-loan offer worth at least £10m for the teenager, and that news was conveyed by Liverpool-focused Twitter channel @AnfieldEdition.

The 18-year-old featured in four pre-season games for the Reds’ first team this summer and scored in the first of those, a 6-0 win against Tranmere.

He was very prolific for Liverpool’s under-18 side last season with 25 goals in all competitions and he netted in the Reds’ FA Youth Cup final triumph over Manchester City.

However, the Daily Mail reported last month that Duncan expressed concerns about his prospects of breaking into the Liverpool first team under Jurgen Klopp.

Also, Football Insider reported that the youngster was omitted from Liverpool’s under-23 squad for their match against Southampton last night amid talks over his possible move to Fiorentina.

On Edwards’ watch, the Anfield club have recouped eight-figure fees for strikers such as Dominic Solanke (£19m to Bournemouth) and Danny Ings (£20m to Southampton) and these Liverpool fans on Twitter believe that the club’s director of football is about to commission another astute sale:

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