Sevilla provide transfer update on Liverpool, Spurs-linked winger Yevhen Konoplyanka

Sevilla Football Club

Yevhen Konoplyanka has been linked with Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool and Stoke City.

Sevilla transfer executive Monchi has explained to reporters that the club are being patient over Yevhen Konoplyanka and won’t resort to any ultimatums, Spanish paper AS report.

The Ukrainian international has been linked with a host of clubs this summer, including Premier League trio Stoke City, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur as per a recent report in the Daily Star.

With his contract running out at Dnipro, he is without doubt one of the most desirable freebies of the summer, and his interest in moving to the Premier League should be exploited.

However, La Liga outfit Sevilla are also in the hunt, and the club’s popular transfer executive Monchi has called for patience while admitting the winger has plenty of other suitors.

“We’re still there, which is of some merit due to the complication of the operation and the number of other suitors. We have to be patient, but that doesn’t mean we’re looking at it negatively,” he explained, as quoted by AS.

“We are an option, we are progressing well and it’s worth the wait – it’s not an operation to be handing out any ultimatums.”

With the Reds potentially set to lose Raheem Sterling this summer, signing Konoplyanka on a free transfer would represent an excellent alternative for boss Brenan Rodgers.

His inclusion could see the likes of Jordan Ibe and Lazar Markovic get more game-time in advanced positions, while the cash saved could be used to strengthen other areas of the team.

Spurs and Stoke are also viable options for the 25-year-old, though with his talent he will want to test himself at the highest level on the European stage.

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