Reported Liverpool target Kevin Volland's future is undecided

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Hoffenheim Director of Football Alexander Rosen has conceded Volland will make a step up eventually, but his future for now remains undecided.

Liverpool have received a boost in their pursuit of Hoffenheim forward Kevin Volland, with the striker’s future currently undecided.

Last week Hoffenheim’s young coach Julian Nagelsmann had expressed his wish that the German would stay with the club, with his contract due to run until next year.

However, the club’s Director of Football Alexander Rosen has conceded in an interview with German newspaper Rhein-Neckar-Zeitung that their star forward’s future is far from certain.

“It is normal that the time will come when a Kevin Volland goes a step further,” he told the paper when asked about the player’s future.

“Whether that is now, that is not decided yet”.

According to German newspaper Bild, Liverpool are reportedly interested in signing the young German forward, a player who will be familiar to manager Jurgen Klopp following his time at Dortmund.

Volland missed out on a call up to the German preliminary national squad ahead of the European Championships, despite selection for the national side’s warm up friendlies at the end of last year and in March against Italy and England.

He has certainly been a vital figure for a Hoffenheim side that have narrowly avoided relegation this season, finishing the campaign in 15th position, just a point away from Frankfurt in a relegation play-off place.

The German, who plays as both a winger and as a central striker, has scored ten goals and eight assists this season, a respectable feat for a side who have only scored 39 goals between them.

And coupled with the news that he has a £14.1 million release clause, Liverpool will undoubtedly be even more confident of landing Volland following Rosen’s recent comments.

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