Liverpool’s pursuit of Juventus’ highly rated attacker Kenan Yildiz has hit a roadblock as the Italian club is reportedly not prepared to let him go.
Despite the Reds’ keen interest in the Turkish prodigy, Juventus is ready to block any approaches for the player from multiple clubs, including Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig.
According to a report from Gazzetta Dello Sport, Juventus is valuing Yildiz at around £35-40 million, making it clear that they are not willing to sanction his departure.
This comes as a blow to Liverpool, who have identified the young talent as a potential key player for the future.
Yildiz possesses the technical attributes to develop into a top-class playmaker or winger, making him an enticing prospect for Liverpool.
However, with Juventus unwilling to let him leave, it remains to be seen whether the Reds will reignite their interest in the player at the end of the season.
A January move for Yildiz was always unlikely due to the difficulty Juventus would face in finding a suitable replacement during the mid-season transfer window.
The Italian club recognizes the young player’s potential and views him as a valuable asset for their future plans.
Liverpool should consider testing Juventus’ resolve with an attractive proposal in the upcoming summer transfer window.
A move to England could be a significant step up in Yildiz’s career, offering him the opportunity to work with world-class manager Jurgen Klopp. Under Klopp’s guidance, the Turkish prodigy could fully realize his tremendous potential.
So far this season, Yildiz has contributed five goals and one assist across all competitions. His versatility allows him to operate as a number ten or as a winger on either flank, providing Liverpool with valuable attacking options.