Report: Liverpool's Samed Yesil in talks over shock move to Fenerbahce

Turkish media are reporting highly-rated youngster Samed Yesil could leave Liverpool for Fenerbahce this summer.

According to Yenisafak, Liverpool forward Samed Yesil could be close to completing a move to Turkish side Fenerbahce as Brendan Rodgers looks to ring the changes on Merseyside.

The report states Yesil flew into Ataturk Airport on Wednesday night, landing at 22:30 hours, and quickly entered into talks with the Instanbul-based side over a deal that could see him leave Anfield this summer.

The 21-year-old, who has had prolonged spells on the sidelines through injuries in the past two seasons, was back to match fitness and scoring goals towards the end of the 2014/15 campaign, earning the plaudits from the Reds’ coaches for his form.

Is it the right decision to let Yesil leave for Fenerbahce?

With eight goals in seven games for the under-19 Germany side, the decision to move the youngster on will come as a big shock to supporters who will have earmarked the player as one of the future.

After signing in 2012 from Bayer Leverkusen, having appeared for their first team while still in his teens, expectations were high regarding the potential of the young forward.

Three years on, and a number of injuries later, the expectations over him reaching his full potential have been somewhat down played. Nevertheless, his recent form should have given Rodgers some optimism heading forward.

If Liverpool allow the striker to leave this summer, it could be a decision that they later come to regret. A loan move away, preferably to an English club, would be a better bet as it would allow him to prove his match fitness and ability in the English game.

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