Report: Bobby Adekanye to leave Liverpool after rejecting new contract

Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool walks off the pitch dejected after the UEFA Champions League group E match between Spartak Moskva and Liverpool FC at Otkrytije Arena on September 26,...

Bobby Adekanye will never make his Premier League debut for Liverpool but he looks set to star in Serie A for Lazio.

(THE SUN OUT,THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Bobby Adekanye of Liverpool celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the UEFA Youth League match between Napoli U19 and Liverpool Under 19 at...

Bobby Adekanye has turned down a new contract at Liverpool and is now set to leave at the end of the season, according to La Lazio Siamo Noi.

A talented winger born in Nigeria, the Netherlands U20 international is one of the most promising young players in Liverpool’s academy. He has scored three times in the UEFA Youth League and Premier League 2 this season.

 

But it seems unlikely now that Adekanye will ever follow Trent Alexander-Arnold and co into The Reds’ first team.

The 20-year-old is due to become a free agent in the summer and reports in Italy believe that he has rejected the chance to commit his future to Jurgen Klopp’s side.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Bobby Adekanye of Liverpool and goalkeeper Milos Gordic of FK Crvena Zvezda in action during the UEFA Youth League game at Langtree Park on October 24,...

As a result, it seems inevitable that Adekanye, who had spells with Ajax and Barcelona before moving to Merseyside in 2015, will leave in the summer.

Lazio’s sporting director Igli Tare is reported to be a big fan of the youngster and believes that he can make a huge impact at the Stadio Olimpico. The report adds that Lazio have been tracking Adekanye since November of last year and they will be increasingly hopeful now of snapping him up.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUDNAY OUT) Bobby Adekanye of Liverpool competes with Christian Herc of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Barclays U18 Premier League match between Liverpool U18...

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