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No truth in Liverpool rumours - Velasco

5th April 2019, 19:45 by Tom Hill

Richarlison's agent, Renato Velasco, has revealed there is no truth in the rumours that claim he is wanted by Liverpool.

Rumours have now started to circulate after Velasco was seen in a photo with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.

Reports in Brazil confirmed the photos on Thursday, with Velasco sitting down with Klopp for a brief chat last week.

Richarlison continues to be linked with a move to another club but Velasco insists he was only facilitating a meeting between the German and his former Mainz team-mate Marcos Weisshaupt.

"So my meeting with Klopp had nothing to do with Richarlison," Velasco is quoted as telling Sport Witness.

"I am an agent of a player of Germany (Noah Weisshaupt), of Freiburg and Germany U20, where his father played with Klopp and they're friends. So they did not see each other in time and I went to his house to take Marcos.

"It has nothing to do with Richarlison, the people who made the link have added one thing to another."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Tom Hill offers a strong insight into football and rugby league, whilst also having a good knowledge of several other sports including boxing, horse racing and American Football.

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