Borussia Dortmund Insists They Will Fight to Keep Jude Bellingham Amid Interest From Liverpool

Borussia Dortmund Insists They Will Fight to Keep Jude Bellingham Amid Interest From Liverpool

  • Borussia Dortmund have outlined their plan to frustrate Liverpool from signing young England sensation Jude Bellingham
  • Liverpool are interested in signing the teenage Three Lions star as the 19-year-old is their top target for this summer amid their current injury crisis
  • Bellingham is already one of the Bundesliga's best players and was runner-up to Barcelona midfielder Pedri in the Golden Boy vote last year

Liverpool’s quest to sign young England sensation Jude Bellingham from Borussia Dortmund is set to be frustrated by the German Bundesliga club.

The Reds have identified Bellingham as their number one transfer target this summer as Jurgen Klopp tries to strengthen the Liverpool midfield with younger players.

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Jude Bellingham still has 3 years left on his current deal with Borussia Dortmund. Photo by DeFodi Images
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According to the Daily Mirror, Borussia Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl has insisted the Bundesliga team will fight to keep the 19-year-old midfielder in 2023.

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Sebastian Kehl also confirmed no bid has been received for Bellingham in the current transfer window despite many reported interests in the young midfielder with just two days before it shuts down.

Bellingham's contract is still valid for another three years, and it's thought that Dortmund has set a price on him of £115 million.

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Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Manchester City prodigy Cole Palmer on a season-long loan deal from the Premier League reigning champions The Hard Tackle reports.

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, however has high regard for the England Under-21 international and is hesitant to loan him out.

Cole Palmer graduated from the Manchester City academy and he has already made 14 first-team appearances for Manchester City, with five of those outings coming in the Premier League.

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Borussia Dortmund slams €120million price tag on 19 year old star

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Borussia Dortmund are taking no chances in their bid to keep Jude Bellingham for the next few seasons and has slammed a ludicrous price tag on the England midfielder.

Bellingham has been on the radar of top European teams following his superb performances for the German outfit, with Liverpool, Manchester United, and Real Madrid all interested in the 19-year-old.

Borussia Dortmund has now revealed they will only entertain offers in the region for €120 million before parting ways with the England midfielder next season.