Liverpool Transfer News: Ben Woodburn Most Likely To Join Hearts On Loan



Liverpool striker Ben Woodburn looks set to join the Scottish Premier League Hearts on loan until January.

Athletic understands that the deal for the 21-year-old is likely to close in the next 48 hours.

Woodburn, who joined Liverpool’s academy as an under-7 player, has garnered serious interest in recent weeks from a number of clubs in Greece, Denmark and Croatia, as well as the championship.

But it is Hearts who is emerging as the club’s leader, confident to strike a deal with Woodburn, who is now entering the final year of his Anfield deal.

As Athletic It was recently reported that some at Liverpool are reluctant to let Woodburn leave unless the opportunity presents itself. This reluctance stems from how much the Welsh footballer impressed Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool coaching staff in the preseason.

Assistant Coach Pep Lainders, in particular, has been a huge fan and is believed to be in favor of the player staying. It is believed that Woodburn was helped to increase the intensity of his training in the summer.


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