Liverpool have reportedly stepped up their interest in Athletic Bilbao forward Iñaki Williams.
Reports originating from Spain claim that Reds’ boss Jürgen Klopp is willing to splash out close to £44million for the 22-year-old. It is claimed that the player has a £44.6m buyout clause in his contract.
We touched on Klopp’s interest in Williams back in January. Liverpool scouts had been monitoring him prior to then (he was listed on our Scouting page) but not long after our interest in him was taken seriously, we followed up with the news that Bilbao had tied him down to a new contract almost immediately.
At the time we stated that his release clause was raised to £38m from £15m but the Spanish media are reporting it’s closer to £45m which won’t be helped by the weak pound following Brexit.
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