Jurgen Klopp faces a big decision in his pursuit of a new left-back after Liverpool reportedly had an offer for Leicester City teenager Ben Chilwell rejected.
The Echo understands that the Reds lodged a £7m offer for the England Under-21 international, which included £5m up front and a further £2m in add-ons.
However, the Premier League champions will not accept anything less than £10m for a 19-year-old who has yet to make a single league appearance for them.
But Chilwell did play eight times last season on loan at Huddersfield Town, whose manager David Wagner, former assistant to Klopp at Dortmund, recommends him highly, according to the Echo.
The youngster has only made three senior appearances for the Foxes, but Klopp seems to be confident that he can provide competition for Alberto Moreno.
The Liverpool boss must now decide whether to sanction another bid which would match Leicester’s valuation of Chilwell or move onto another left-back target.
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