Contradictory reports emerge over Liverpool signing 17 y/o Ghana starlet


Liverpool have been mentioned to be within the operating for Ghana worldwide Abdul Fatawu Issahaku and days on from when curiosity first emerged, conflicting experiences have now surfaced over a signing.

Issahaku had been tipped to affix Bayer Leverkusen earlier than the deal was mentioned to have collapsed, together with his agent alleged to have nonetheless been drumming up curiosity elsewhere.

A kind of such golf equipment was Liverpool, with German outlet Kicker reporting that his consultant was seeking to drive up the value by additionally approaching FC Basel, Anderlecht, RB Salzburg, Ajax and Borussia Dortmund.

The 17-year-old at present performs for Steadfast FC within the Ghanain second tier, and has already made his senior worldwide debut in a pleasant defeat to Uzbekistan earlier this 12 months.

And after Liverpool have been mentioned to have been making a “last-ditch push” for the younger ahead, African soccer journalist Saddick Adams has since reported {that a} five-year take care of the Reds has been agreed in a deal value “round £1.5 million.”

As a participant underneath the age of 18, he would due to this fact be ineligible for an instantaneous change as a result of guidelines put in place post-Brexit, the place a mortgage settlement elsewhere in Europe is being touted within the interim.

And with common appearances for that such membership along with his worldwide exploits, a UK work allow mustn’t show troublesome following his 18th birthday in early 2022.

Nevertheless, in line with the Liverpool Echo, the Reds “will not be within the operating” for Issahaku, who was voted finest participant on the under-20s AFCON this 12 months.

The Reds have appeared to have discovered a loophole within the post-Brexit guidelines with quite a lot of youngsters from Europe signing with the membership and as such a pursuit of Issahaku is just not out of the realm of risk.

The conflicting experiences, nonetheless, go hand in hand with the hurdles the membership must soar to get a deal resembling this one over the road inside the new pointers. One to keep watch over.


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