Disappointed Liverpool fans react strongly on Twitter to potentially selling Sheyi Ojo to Newcastle

Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo (R) in action with Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta

Liverpool could sell winger Sheyi Ojo to Newcastle United.

Newcastle United's pursuit of Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo could take a turn amid claims that they could sign him permanently, rather than just on loan.

The Magpies may have already signed one winger this summer by landing loan winger Christian Atsu on a permanent basis, but manager Rafael Benitez still wants another wide man.

Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo (R) in action with Chelsea's Cesar AzpilicuetaLiverpool's Sheyi Ojo (R) in action with Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta

Now, The Times report that Newcastle could strike a deal for Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo, and whilst it was initially thought that it would be a loan deal, Benitez could instead sign the youngster permanently this summer.

Ojo, 20, joined Liverpool from Milton Keynes Dons in 2011, and he has been making his way up through the ranks at Anfield having joined as a 14-year-old.

The winger has made just 13 first-team appearances for Liverpool, and whilst he has gone out on loan to Wigan Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers, Ojo now needs playing time having featured for England at the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea earlier this summer.

Whilst Newcastle initially wanted to take Ojo on loan, they could now sign the wide man on a permanent deal, though it's noted that Liverpool would want a buy-back clause in the transfer, just as they did upon selling Jordon Ibe to Bournemouth last summer.

Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo in action with Plymouth Argyle's Ben PurringtonLiverpool's Sheyi Ojo in action with Plymouth Argyle's Ben Purrington

However, Liverpool fans are far from impressed with the rumours surrounding Ojo's potential permanent exit, with many urging the club not to let him go at all, never mind selling him.

Others demanded a buy-back clause being inserted into the deal, with a general feeling of disappointment among supporters who want to see Ojo play and develop at Anfield rather than watch him play for Newcastle instead.

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