Dani van der Moot regrets not joining Liverpool

Dani van der Moot of FC Volendam during the Dutch Keuken Kampioen Divisie  match between FC Volendam v PSV U23 at the Kras Stadium on April 12, 2019 in Volendam Netherlands

Liverpool reportedly wanted Dani van der Moot when Brendan Rodgers was in charge of the Reds.

Dani van der Moot of FC Volendam during the Dutch Keuken Kampioen Divisie  match between FC Volendam v PSV U23 at the Kras Stadium on April 12, 2019 in Volendam Netherlands

FC Volendam striker Dani van der Moot has told Elfvoetbal that he regrets not joining Liverpool when he had the chance.

According to TEAMtalk, Liverpool wanted to sign Van der Moot when Brendan Rodgers was in charge of the Reds and when he was younger.

The 22-year-old was considered to be one of the best young strikers in the Netherlands when he was coming through at AZ Alkmaar and PSV Eindhoven.

 

The striker is now playing for FC Volendam in the Eerste Divisie in the Netherlands, and the Dutchman has admitted his disappointment at not moving to Liverpool when he had the chance.

Van der Moot told Elfvoetbal, as translated by TEAMtalk: “If I regret something, it is that I let Liverpool go. There were more clubs from abroad with interest, but Liverpool was the most concrete.

“I visited [with] my parents for a day and was given a tour of the stadium, complex and city. They showed me what I could expect if I started playing soccer and living there. A beautiful day and a wonderful memory forever.”

(L-R) Dani van der Moot of PSV U23, Robin Zwartjens of FC Utrecht U23 during the Dutch Jupiler League  match between Utrecht U23 v PSV U23 at the Sportpark De Westmaat on March 23, 2018 in...

Moving on

Liverpool have moved on from their reported interest in Van der Moot, and given the success they have achieved in the last few years under manager Jurgen Klopp, it does not seem that the Reds are missing the striker at all.

As for Van der Moot, he is still only 22 years of age, and there is still time for him to earn a move to a big club.

Dani van der Moot of PSV U23  during the Dutch Jupiler League  match between Almere City v PSV U23 at the Yanmar Stadium on April 13, 2018 in Alemere Netherlands

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