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Exclusive: Expert gives lowdown on Liverpool target Jeremy Doku

A French football expert from Get French Football News says Liverpool should keep tabs on exciting winger Jeremy Doku – but not make a move just yet.

Doku caught the eye during Belgium’s run to the quarter-finals of Euro 2020, with him putting in a stunning performance in the narrow defeat to eventual finalists Italy.

His call-up came after making 44 appearances for French side Rennes last season, with him scoring four goals and contributing eight assists in the process.

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Doku’s impressive form has resulted in Jurgen Klopp taking a keen interest, with Liverpool reportedly submitting an enquiry ahead of potentially making a bid.

Rennes will be keen to hold onto the 19-year-old, but a big-money offer may result in the French club being willing to negotiate a deal.

Adam White, who has seen a lot of Doku in the early stages of his career, believes a move to the Premier League this summer would hamper his development.

Speaking to Football FanCast, he said: “He’s still very young and Rennes spent more than £20million on him. For a club like Rennes, that’s huge.

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“If I’m Doku, I want to be playing. If he goes to Liverpool, he won’t be starting games any time soon. As a teenager, he needs that development. 

“Doku is on that trajectory and it’s a level he should be aiming towards given his talent, but he hasn’t got the end product yet or shown the consistency with Rennes to warrant a move to Liverpool any time soon. It would stunt his growth. He needs at least one more year but is a player Liverpool should be keeping an eye on.”

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