Should Leeds target Ben Woodburn loan as Liverpool agree to sign Dominic Solanke

Liverpool's Ben Woodburn celebrates scoring their second goal

Dominic Solanke's imminent arrival at Liverpool could leave Ben Woodburn in a difficult position, so perhaps Leeds should pursue a loan move?

Dominic SolankeDominic Solanke has agreed to join Liverpool from Chelsea

After BBC Sport reported that Liverpool had agreed a deal to sign Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke this summer, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp may well be wondering whether it is worth looking to loan Ben Woodburn out during the coming months to ensure that his development is not stifled by Solanke's arrival.

Woodburn is arguably one of the brightest prospects coming through at Anfield at the moment, and appears to have the potential to be a crucial part of a Reds side that already appears to be on the verge of something special in future.

Liverpool's Ben Woodburn celebrates scoring their second goalLiverpool's Ben Woodburn may perhaps be pushed down the pecking order following Solanke's arrival

That is a fact that Leeds United will certainly be aware of having come across the 17-year-old already during his brief career. 

It was Woodburn who scored the clinching goal in the EFL Cup meeting between the Reds and the Championship side this past season, becoming Liverpool's youngest ever goalscorer in the process. 

Liverpool's Ben Woodburn celebrates scoring their second goalWoodburn became Liverpool's youngest ever goalscorer, with a goal against Leeds

Given his talent - he has been nominated for the 2017 European Golden Boy award and was the Reds' Academy Player of the Season - it would arguably be wise for Leeds to consider targeting the teenager on a potential loan deal. 

Chris Wood was sensational this past year, but providing him with greater support could be crucial if the Whites hope to go one better next season having agonisingly missed out on the play-offs this past term.

And bringing Woodburn - who has been included in the most recent Wales senior squads - in on loan would surely provide that bit of additional depth that could go a long way to helping Leeds make another promotion push next season, especially if he enjoys anything like the form that 23-goal Tammy Abraham enjoyed after Bristol City took a chance on him this past term.

General view inside the stadium before the game - Elland RoadLeeds arguably need more options up front

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