Liverpool transfer news: Bobby Adekanye reveals intent to leave Reds

Liverpool youngster Bobby Adekanye wants to leave the club with Lazio and Barcelona linked with a move. 

The 20-year-old winger is reluctant to sign a new deal, with the current deal expiring this summer. 

Injuries have blighted his time at Anfield, with Adekanye disappointed at the lack of opportunities under Jurgen Klopp.

“I expected that I would get a chance at Liverpool sooner. Before I came, we talked about it. They said that if I had a good first season, I had a good chance of joining the first-team,” Adekanye told

“Due to injury, that did not come true. I had to undergo surgery at the start of my second season and then it is difficult to return.

“Jurgen Klopp spoke to me and gave me tips. He said ‘keep doing your thing’. But in the end, I don’t think I appeared in his plans. If so, I have to look for something else. That is disappointing and it has helped me not to renew my contract.”

Adekanye also denied a deal has been agreed with Lazio, before revealing interest from Barcelona. 

“That it would be completed with Lazio is not at all the case,” he said. “It’s not over yet. It is one of the clubs that is interested, but it is not yet 100 per cent decided.

Adekanye is set to leave Liverpool (Liverpool FC via Getty)

“I also heard from Barcelona, in the Netherlands Willem II came by. I can’t name the entire list of clubs now, because then we will be busy tomorrow. But there is interest from, among others, the Netherlands, Italy and Spain.

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