Report: Liverpool linked Simon Kjaer joins Fenerbahce on four-year deal

Fenerbahce

The Danish international has headed to Turkey to continue his career.

Liverpool have been linked with several defenders already this summer, with Danish international Simon Kjaer one of the most likely links.

The Lille defender had a great season in the north of France and was recently linked with following team-mate Divock Origi to Anfield.

In fact, back in May, he admitted he was keen on such a move, as reported by the London Evening Standard. His performances against Merseyside rivals Everton in the Europa League last term were perhaps proof of his ability to play at this 

Unfortunately for Liverpool, or any other Premier League suitor, Kjaer has decided to go elsewhere.

The Dane, who has also played for Wolfsburg and Roma in his career, has agreed on a new adventure in Turkey.

He signed on the dotted line of a deal at the Turkish club earlier today and is set to remain in Istanbul until 2019.

Liverpool are looking for defensive reinforcements after the poor performances of several centre-backs last term. While Martin Skrtel is fairly blameless the likes of Dejan Lovren and Mamadou Sakho hardly inspire confidence. Emre Can has filled in at the back but is much better in the midfield.

Kjaer however will not be the answer to their problems.

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