Steve Nicol believes a very-rated teenager on the books at Fulham could prove to be the great competitors for Andy Robertson at left-back
Liverpool need to be hunting to lure Ryan Sessegnon away from Fulham, says Steve Nicol, with the versatile teenager viewed as to be an best back-up selection to Andy Robertson at left-back.
The Reds are in the marketplace for a different confirmed performer in that region of the field.
Alberto Moreno departed Anfield at the finish of the 2018-19 campaign when his contract came to an finish, and has considering that linked up with Villarreal.
Jurgen Klopp now has no senior option to Robertson on the left side of his defensive unit.
A quantity of possible targets have been mooted for the Reds, with a quiet window obtaining been taken in so far.
The former defender believes Klopp need to be plotting a move for Sessegnon, with the very-rated 19-year-old obtaining suffered relegation out of the Premier League with Fulham final season.
“Still a teenager,” Nicol, a man who tasted Very first Division title and European Cup achievement with the Reds told ESPN FC.
“Well he [wouldn’t be] beginning, he’s pushing.
“He’s there to push and he’s there to make the 11 that commence much better.
“He’s nevertheless a teenager, nevertheless has a lot to understand.
“But, what, in two or 3 years time, he’s pushing Robertson or anyone else down that left-hand side.”
Sessegnon’s existing contract at Craven Cottage is due to expire in the summer time of 2020.
It has been recommended that he may possibly appear to run that deal down prior to producing a selection on his future.
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Fulham, even though, could be tempted into a sale if a appropriate bid is lodged at this stage, rather than run the threat of seeing a price tag set by a tribunal when Sessegnon becomes a absolutely free agent.
Liverpool would be obtaining a player of considerable possible had been they to make a move, with an England U21 international obtaining enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence more than current years.
He did not make the effect anticipated of him in the Premier League final season, but that was partly due to the struggles endured by Fulham as they slipped into the second tier immediately after just a single year back amongst the elite.