Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Ante Ćorić has confirmed that he has rejected a transfer to Liverpool.
The 19-year-old Croatian had agreed personal terms with the Reds but pulled out of a medical opting instead to remain with his current club to help their European campaign.
Asked about Liverpool’s interest, he said: “I am happy such big clubs want me but I want to play with my favourite team in the Champions League.
“It was up to me to decide, all I needed to do was a medical, but I want to stay at Dinamo, where I can give a lot more.”
It is claimed that a Liverpool official had been in Croatia over the last few days meeting with the player’s representative Andy Bara but the Reds have been unable to sign the deal off.
One of our most trusted contributors posted on the KopTalk members’ website a series of snippets in relation to Bara and a medical that had been pencilled in which now appears to have been related. This information was posted last week, prior to the Ante Ćorić reports leaking. Existing members can read those updates here and here.
For clarification, KOPTALK® is unable to confirm when that medical was due to take place. However, we understand Bara has …