English Premier League (EPL) club Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has rejected a move to Turkish giant Besiktas this summer. The Reds are reportedly desperate to move the player out of the club before the end of the summer transfer window.
Mamadou Sakho is showing no intention of leaving Anfield this season. However, the player has been told by club manager Jurgen Klopp that he is fifth in the pecking order for center-backs at the club. Despite this, the Frenchman has rejected offers from the likes of Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion, as reported by Mirror.
Sakho is believed to be interested in a move back to his native country, France or Italy. But, there have been no significant offers for the player from either Ligue 1 or Serie A.
Many sources close to the player have revealed that Sakho wants a move to a club which has higher reputation than the ones which are offering him deals at the moment. But, none of those clubs has expressed an interest so far.
The defender made a total of 22 appearances for Liverpool in the Premier League last season in which he was involved in 9 defensive actions per match. He made an average of 3 defensive errors and earned just 1 yellow card in the entire campaign. He also netted in 1 goal for the Reds, as reported by Squawka.
The 26-year-old man from Paris is yet to feature for Liverpool under manager Klopp this season.
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