Cape Town - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists
there is "nothing to say" about recent reports linking his club with a
move for Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho.
Only last month Sancho was left out of the squad by Lucien Favre, who
cited "a disciplinary measure" adding that "everything else will remain
However, those reports upped a notch last week when the Independent
claimed Sancho had been cleared to leave the Westfallonstadion in
January after another show of ill-discipline saw him axed from the
starting line-up in last Wednesday's Champions League clash against
As per the report, coach Lucien Favre claimed he preferred to select
players who are "focused and ready", and his stance would lead to a
'bidding war' for Sancho's services in the winter window with both
Liverpool and Man Utd poised to submit offers.
And former Sheffield United striker Jan Aage Fjortoft, who is now
reporter for Norwegian television channel Viasport said on Monday "a
very good source in Germany" has informed him that Liverpool are in pole
position to sign England forward Sancho.
Responding to the Sancho rumours, Liverpool boss Klopp told Liverpool
Echo reporters on Tuesday: "He's a very good player. I have no clue
where these kind of things are coming from, but it cannot come from us
because we never speak about it.
"If we would be involved, nobody would know about it apart from a person who wouldn't speak about it. There's nothing to say.
"Cost? That's one issue, 100 per cent that would be an issue. But there's nothing to say about it.
"I know how it sounds, but I cannot change that. There's nothing to
say about it, which can mean there's absolutely nothing to say about
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