Liverpool have turned down the chance to sign Schalke central defender Ozan Kabak for just £8.5 million this summer [The Athletic].
Enjoying a relatively successful loan spell at Anfield in the second half of 2020/21, the Turkish international made 13 appearances across all competitions, helping the Reds to a third-placed finish [Transfermarkt].
Interestingly, he has now been made available for a knockdown fee of £8.5 million due to cash-flow problems at his current employers Schalke, owing to their high-profile relegation to Bundesliga 2 last term.
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Despite this, Jurgen Klopp’s men have decided to turn down the request, citing their strength in depth at centre-back presently on the books of the club [The Athletic] after the arrival of Ibrahima Konate.
Nevertheless, many Liverpool diehards took to Twitter to fume about recent developments.
Liverpool FC fans react:
Replying to respected journalist James Pearce on his official Twitter account, here is what some Liverpool fans had to say about the decision to decline signing Kabak:
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