Liverpool are reportedly about to sell their young prospect Ki-Jana Hoever to Premier League outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter are gutted about losing him.
According to the Daily Mail, the 18-year-old defender will move to Molineux for a fee of around £10million.
The report explains that the teenager will join Wolves on a permanent basis and that terms have been agreed between the two top-flight teams.
This deal looks set to be concluded at the same time as another that will see a Wolves player heading in the direction to Liverpool, with Sky Sports reporting the Merseyside club have agreed a £45million deal for Diogo Jota.
Wolves may be about to lose 23-year-old attacker Jota from their squad, but they have plenty of options in the final third and it should allow more game-time for the likes of Daniel Podence and Pedro Neto.
Manager Nuno Espirito Santo is about to add Liverpool prospect Hoever to his squad and he’s an interesting capture for the West Midlands outfit.
The Dutchman is a versatile defender that can slot in at centre-back or right-back, so it will be interesting to see if he will be some sort of replacement for Matt Doherty.
He’s played just four senior games for Liverpool, but is a highly-rated defender that is composed on the pitch for his age and a £10million transfer fee suggests a real amount of faith in him.
A selection of Liverpool supporters on social media believe they are making a mistake in allowing Hoever to depart and believe he’s got a bright future.
Here are some Reds fans discussing Hoever:
Ahhh please don’t sell him on permanent deal, he’s good player with a good prospects 😥 https://t.co/t3f0XMDYwy
— Dimas (@dmsgiant) September 18, 2020
I thought he looked good but I’m concerned that Wolves are getting him. They clearly see something that maybe coaching staff at Liverpool aren’t seeing
— Toshimon (@WigglyPigglyMan) September 18, 2020
Looked a better player than Neco Williams to me. It’ll be interesting to see how their careers unfold from hereon.
— YoMama (@TheKlopptimist) September 18, 2020
Never been more disappointed ☹️. I always thought he’d go on to star for us. So much potential
— Tunmise Eyiaro (@tunmise_eyiaro) September 18, 2020
You’re kidding right? https://t.co/Y8aTf5G6e0
— Youssef (@Lallanatelli) September 18, 2020
You guys have got a sensational player, really gutted
— #Lfc (@Lfc56376233) September 18, 2020
Gutted to see Hoever go. Thought he was 1 who could make it into the 1st team. Wolves have got a good player there. I trust Jurgen 100% though. #LFC
— Dan Roach (@DanielRoachLFC) September 18, 2020