Report: Galatasaray preparing bid to sign Liverpool's Divock Origi

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT)  Jurgen Klopp manager of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on September 27, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Liverpool priced Divock Origi out of a move away from the Premier League in the summer but Galatasaray could be his destination now.

Divock Origi of Liverpool at Ewood Park on July 19, 2018 in Blackburn, England.

Galatasaray were left with some rather big boots to fill when Bafetimbi Gomis left for Al-Hilal in the summer, fresh from firing the Istanbul club to the Super Lig title with 29 goals in 32 games.

As a result, it has been well documented that Gala are determined to bring in a new striker in January, having failed to replace the former Swansea City centre forward before the end of August.

 

Turkish Football reports that Divock Origi could be the man. It is understood that Galatasaray are preparing a bid to sign the Belgian striker from Liverpool, where he has found himself well down the pecking order.

A £10 million signing from Lille after the 2014 World Cup, Origi enjoyed an impressive debut season at Anfield, scoring ten times in 33 games. But the 23-year-old has found first-team opportunities difficult since then and has been demoted to the reserves this season after an unimpressive loan spell in Germany with Wolfsburg.

Divock Origi of Wolfsburg celebrates after he score a goal to make it 1:0 during the Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and VfB Stuttgart at Volkswagen Arena on February 3, 2018 in...

The Mirror reported that Borussia Dortmund were keen to offer Origi an escape route in August, but Liverpool’s £27 million price-tag understandably priced him out of a move to the Bundesliga.

Now, a loan move to Turkey could suit all parties perfectly.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Divock Origi of Liverpool signing autographs and taking selfie at the end of the end of the pre season friendly match between Liverpool and Napoli at...

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