Rooney admits he was defeated in an try and maintain the Derby star away from Liverpool’s clutches

Wayne Rooney has admitted Derby star Kaide Gordon is seeking to join Liverpool.

Gordon is barely 16, however has already made his first look for Derby under Rooney’s administration.

It just lately emerged that the attacking midfielder is a target for Liverpool, Rooney’s membership was concerned in a number of battles with him throughout his time enjoying for Everton and Manchester United.

Experiences prompt that Liverpool utilized for £ 1m, with the payment probably rising to £ 3m with additions.

Derby is struggling financially, as a lot as they want to retain their young talent, they could have little selection however to promote.

Certainly, Rooney’s manager has now admitted that it could be troublesome to face in Gordon’s means as Liverpool closed in on a deal.

When requested if the young man would join Liverpool, Rooney said: “It seems to be that means.

“Kaide is a great player. I introduced him into the primary team squad as a result of he confirmed the qualities I need.

“We offered him a deal he did not take.

“As at all times when a player doesn’t sign, if any of the big Premier League golf equipment come in, it is rather troublesome to disclaim that player the chance.

“Kaide has been offered since earlier than I used to be on this function.

“It is not signed for no matter causes. Liverpool have develop into conscious of that and stepped in.

Troublesome to turn Liverpool down

“As soon as a team like Liverpool is available in for certainly one of your players it is hard to disclaim that.

“For his growth after all I might have preferred him to stay within the membership.

“However I perceive as soon as the English champions come in and wish to sign you, it is hard to disclaim it.”

If the move went by means of, Gordon could be the most recent youth booster at Anfield.

Liverpool have already signed Stefan Bajectic, 16, and Calum Scanlon, 15, this month, as they search to strengthen for the future greater than the current.

Gordon may now observe these players to Anfield, the place he’ll have the ability to sign an expert contract when he turns 17 in October.

Liverpool want Premier League approval earlier than the move can undergo, although.

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