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Liverpool: Fans have their say on Paul Glatzel amid Bobby Duncan exit

Liverpool: Fans have their say on Paul Glatzel amid Bobby Duncan exit

Bobby Duncan is set to become a Fiorentina player after Liverpool agreed a £1.9m deal to sell the player permanently.

The Mirror reported that the Reds agreed a £1.9m move for the teenager, plus a 20% sell-on clause, after buying him for just £200,000 from Manchester City last year.

The nature of Duncan’s exit from Liverpool left a sour taste with some supporters, with @AnfieldRd96 on Twitter name-checking a series of young players at the club in a thinly-veiled swipe at the 18-year-old striker.

Sky Sports reported last week that the teenager was looking to leave the club despite never playing competitively for the first team, but the club rejected loan offers for the player, who scored 25 times for Liverpool’s youth teams last season.

Duncan’s agent Saif Rubie later released a public statement in which he accused Liverpool of “mentally bullying” his client, as reported by The Guardian.

Along with Duncan, Paul Glatzel was prolific at youth and reserve level for the Reds in 2018/19 with 21 goals, and in the context of Duncan’s departure from Anfield, these Liverpool fans on Twitter had their say on Glatzel, who was omitted from @AnfieldRd96’s tweet about youngsters at the club:

Do you think Glatzel could forge his way into Liverpool’s first team plans in the future? Comment below with your views!

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