Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is said to be keen to bring Nuri Sahin back to Liverpool, according to the Daily Express.
The Borussia Dortmund midfielder spent the 2012-2013 on loan with Liverpool from Spanish giants Real Madrid, but failed to secure a permanent move at the end of the spell and rejoined Klopp in Germany just a year later (via Express).
Sahin, a Turkish international, made a name for himself under Klopp when he came through the ranks of the Dortmund youth academy and was picked up by Madrid shortly after in 2011(via Express).
But now a report in the Liverpool Echo claims that Klopp wants to be reunited with the midfielder on Merseyside.
Sahin made only seven appearances for the Reds during his loan spell there, and at the time Klopp was critical of then manager Brendan Rodgers for his handling of the player (via Express).
The 27-year-old went public with how much he didn’t enjoy his time at Anfield and said “thank god I have left Brendan Rodgers” after leaving the club (via Express).
At the time Klopp said: “It was the wrong position [for Sahin to play].
“If you are a No. 8 or 6 and you have to as a No. 9 or 10 – it’s not possible.
“For some guys of course it’s possible, but Nuri’s a brilliant player – not nine-and-a-half and not 10 – and I don’t know why Brendan Rodgers would do this.”
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