English Premier League (EPL) club Liverpool has made it clear that they will decline any offer made for their striker Danny Ings. The striker will not leave Anfield this summer so there will be no movement for the player on Wednesday night’s transfer deadline.
Sunderland was the latest club to be denied access to the player. The Black Cats manager David Moyes was interested in signing the striker to strengthen his forward line, but Liverpool have rebuffed the approach, as reported by Liverpool Echo.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is confident that Ings remains a part of his plans for the future. He sees the player being an important part of his Reds setup.
Ings is yet to feature for Liverpool this season. Other club strikers like Roberto Firminho, Divock Origi and Daniel Sturridge have all started ahead of the Englishman. This made other Premier League clubs raise interest in the player.
However, Klopp has maintained that he wants to ease Ings into the first-team squad after the player suffered a cruciate ligament injury last season. The injury cost the man from Winchester, United Kingdom most of the 2015/16 campaign.
The German manager is doing everything to avoid the player getting injured again. The process will require Ings being eased slowly back into the game.
“We’re counting on Ingsy. He is a fantastic boy. He was injured since October last year and he needed time. Now he’s getting better and better. He knows himself that in the first two or three weeks of pre-season even though he scored in the games it was too intense for him. We had to rest him a few times.“ Klopp said a few weeks earlier.
Klopp showed intent of bringing on Ings as a substitute in Liverpool’s EFL Cup match against Burton last week. However, he was unable to do so as Emre Can suffered an ankle injury in the match and had to be replaced by a different player.
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