Klopp outcast shrugs shoulders with blunt response to Liverpool exit probe

Date published: Thursday 29th April 2021 3:42 - Jonny Whitfield

Harry Wilson Cardiff, Liverpool loanee October 2020

Liverpool loanee Harry Wilson says that he would feel happy leaving Anfield on a permanent basis if it meant advancing his career.

The Wales international winger has been around at Liverpool for some time, but it has not felt that way. Indeed, since beginning to progress through the club’s youth ranks in 2013 as a teenager, he has only made two senior appearances. Instead, he is now on his fifth loan spell in that period, this time with Cardiff.

Wilson has also had spells at Hull City, Bournemouth, Derby and Crewe, but failed to win over manager Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.

Therefore, as he approaches the end of another spell away, he has admitted that he is not expecting big things to happen over his future on Merseyside.

“Yeah, maybe,” Wilson told Sgoiro (via the Liverpool Echo) when asked if it would feel strange to permanently leave Liverpool.

“I feel my senior career has been elsewhere so far.

“150-200 appearances deep now and only a couple have been at Liverpool.

The club will always be close to my heart, but if it means moving away to further my career then so be it.”

Wilson made his Liverpool debut in an FA Cup third-round replay with Plymouth in January 2017. However, he only came on as a substitute and played 25 minutes.

To add to his woes, he had to wait until October last year to return to the first team. That time, he played the full 90 minutes as Liverpool lost to Arsenal on penalties in the Carabao Cup.

Wilson catches eye on loan spells

Harry Wilson Cardiff, Liverpool loanee January 2021

In between, though, he has caught the eye at times, especially in his 2018/19 spell with Derby.

He scored a number of fantastic free-kicks, including one which helped knock Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup.

Last season, he got Premier League experience, albeit while Bournemouth suffered relegation to the Championship.

During his time in South Wales this term, meanwhile, he has made 35 Championship appearances, netting four goals and assisting 12 others.

READ MORE: Ozan Kabak opens up on Liverpool debut disaster at Leicester

 

Related Articles

HAVE YOUR SAY IN OUR FORUM