Report claims Ryan Kent may be recalled, alerting Fulham, Leeds United and Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Middlesbrough at Villa Park on September 12, 2017 in Birmingham, England.

Fulham, Leeds and Middlesbrough were among the many clubs credited with interest in the Liverpool winger during the summer transfer window

Ryan Kent of Liverpool during a pre-season friendly match between Tranmere Rovers and Liverpool at Prenton Park on July 12, 2017 in Birkenhead, England.

Liverpool may recall winger Ryan Kent from his loan spell at Freiburg in January, alerting Fulham, Leeds United and Middlesbrough, the Mirror reports on page 54 of Monday's printed edition.

Fulham, Leeds and Middlesbrough were among the many clubs credited with interest in Kent during the summer transfer window, but he was sent to Germany instead.

The 21-year-old, who scored three goals and made as many more while on loan to Barnsley last season, was due to spend the entire campaign with Freiburg.

But having only started once for his temporary employers, and appeared in only two of their last nine league fixtures, it would come as little surprise to see Liverpool take action.

Garry Monk the Middlesbrough manager looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Middlesbrough at Craven Cottage on September 23, 2017 in London, England.

Kent's Reds teammate Sheyi Ojo is already impressing on loan to Fulham, which could give them the edge over Leeds and Middlesbrough, whose potential battle would be particularly intriguing given that Victor Orta and Garry Monk - now of United (director of football) and Boro (manager) respectively - swapped clubs last summer.

Should Fulham / Leeds / Middlesbrough make a move for Kent if Liverpool recall the England Under-20 winger?

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