Konoplyanka admits regret over rejecting Liverpool, now reportedly 'favours' Tottenham move

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Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka has admitted that Liverpool wanted to sign him.

Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk winger Yevhen Konoplyanka has allegedly told Sportske Novosti that he regrets not joining Liverpool, with quotes reported by the Daily Mail.

Konoplyanka, 25, is one of the most in-demand players in Europe, having played a key part for Dnipro in their remarkable run to the Europa League final against Sevilla.

The wide man will allow his contract with Dnipro to run down this summer, but it could have been all so different according to the man himself.

Having made a name for himself with Dnipro, Konoplyanka claims that Liverpool wanted to sign him - but with quotes carried by the Daily Mail, Konoplyanka told Sportske Novosti that he regrets not joining them when he had the chance, but will enjoy playing in the Europa League final before leaving.

"I am sorry I didn't join Liverpool when they wanted me but this Europa League final will help me get over that," said Konoplyanka.

Konoplyanka could yet find his way to the Premier League though, with the Daily Mail suggesting that Everton and West Ham are interested, as well as Ligue 1 side Monaco and Italians Inter Milan - but he may already have his destination in mind.

The report adds that Konoplyanka 'favours a move' to Tottenham Hotspur this summer, with manager Mauricio Pochettino no doubt looking to strengthen his options out wide this summer.

With 21 goals in the last two seasons for Dnipro, Konoplyanka could be a smart signing for Spurs - especially when you consider that he will be available on a free transfer this summer, whilst he would also be following in the footsteps of his compatriot Sergei Rebrov, who also played for Tottenham; though he would be looking for a more successful stay in North London if he makes the move to White Hart Lane.

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