Klopp receives answer from former club on £11m target – report
By Joe Nelson
Borussia Dortmund have rejected a bid from Liverpool for the services of Christian Pulisic, according to a report.
German publication Kicker claim that last season’s Bundesliga runners-up have snubbed Liverpool and their former coach Jurgen Klopp, and are keen on keeping hold of the 17-year-old.
The Daily Star reported that the Reds tabled an £11million bid for the USA international’s services a few days ago, but it seems that Thomas Tuchel and Dortmund have quickly squashed any chance of a deal going through.
Pulisic made his breakthrough under Tuchel last season, playing 12 times and chipping in with two goals, and has already made the bench for Dortmund this season as they kicked of their Bundesliga campaign with a 2-1 win over Mainz on Saturday.
Pulisic, who does not turn 18 until next month, became the youngest foreigner to score in the Bundesliga when he netted against Hamburg in April.
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He is also the youngest player to represent the USA national team in a World Cup qualifier, and the youngest player to score a goal for his country in the modern era, when he netted against Bolivia when he was 17 years and 253 days old.
In other Liverpool transfer news, this Premier League winner is on the Reds’ radar as they seek to shore up their defence.