Report: Liverpool plot move for Ryan Sessegnon after Arsenal's January rejection


Liverpool are hoping to pip Arsenal to the signing of Fulham prospect Ryan Sessegnon.

According to The Mirror, Liverpool are planning a move to sign Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon from under the noses of rivals Arsenal.

The Reds have been attempting to snap up young English talent from rival clubs over the years, with Raheem Sterling (QPR), Jordon Ibe (Wycombe Wanderers), Sheyi Ojo (MK Dons) and Jerome Sinclair (West Brom) all arriving, with differing levels of success.

Now, with Jurgen Klopp keen to give chances to young players, Liverpool are believed to be keen on another English wonderkid in the form of Fulham starlet Ryan Sessegnon - not to be confused with West Brom ace Stephane Sessegnon - with a view possible summer deal.

Sessegnon, 15, has earned a reputation as one of English football's brightest young prospects, impressing as a left winger for the England Under-16's, where he is the captain.

It's claimed that Arsenal have eyed up Sessegnon as a target, and even had a bid of £3m plus Serge Gnabry on loan rejected by Fulham back in January, with Arsene Wenger's men believed to be keen on another move to sign the teenager this summer.

However, after Liverpool sat back and watched Dele Alli join Tottenham and then become a star for club and country, it seems that they are ready to learn from their mistakes and hijack Arsenal's interest in Sessegnon this summer by making their own bid, even though Fulham remain reluctant to sell.

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