Liverpool reportedly want to bring back Leeds summer target Ryan Kent

A general view of Elland Road prior to The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Leeds United and Rotherham United at Elland Road on January 9, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United were reportedly interested in Liverpool’s Ryan Kent, who is now on loan at SC Freiburg.

Ryan Kent of Liverpool battles for possession with Benat Etxebarria and Eneko Boveda of Athletic Club during the Pre Season Friendly match between Liverpool and Athletic Club at Aviva...

Leeds United were reportedly interested in signing Ryan Kent from Liverpool in the summer transfer window, and it seems that they could get a second bite at the cherry in January.

According to The Sun, Leeds, as well as Championship rivals Middlesbrough and Sheffield United, wanted to sign the 21-year-old winger.

The youngster left for SC Freiburg on loan instead, but he has struggled to make an impact at the German club so far this season.

Athletic's Spanish defender Enric Saborit (L) vies with Liverpool's English midfielder Ryan Kent during the pre-season friendly football match between Athletic Bilbao and Liverpool at...

Kent has made only one start and five substitute appearances for Freiburg in the Bundesliga so far this campaign, according to WhoScored.

According to The Sun, Liverpool are worried about Kent’s lack of progress in Germany, and he could be loaned in England instead.

If the Reds are willing to bring back the winger from Germany and then loan out him out to a club in England, then Leeds would be wise to make a move for him in the January transfer window.

Andy Robertson of Liverpool in action during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Burnley at Anfield on September 16, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

True, the West Yorkshire outfit do have options in the attacking department, but recruiting a player of Kent’s quality on loan would not be a bad idea and would only enhance their chances of finishing in the top six of the Championship this season.

The Sun has also reported that Liverpool will not let left-back Andrew Robertson leave on loan in the January transfer window despite him struggling to get into the team since his move to Anfield in the summer transfer window.

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