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Lijnders hints at Neves transfer

10th April 2019, 17:22 by Tom Hill

Liverpool assistant Pep Lijnders says Wolves star Ruben Neves is the type of player that would interest the Reds this summer.

Neves has enjoyed a superb debut campaign in the Premier League, helping Wolves climb into seventh in the standings in their first season back in the top-flight.

The Midlands club's current position could be good enough to qualify for the Europa League but they may head into a continental campaign without Neves.

The Portugal international, who joined Wolves in the summer of 2017, has caught the eye of Lijnders and Liverpool during his first 29 appearances in the league for Wolves

When asked about Neves, Lijnders told O Jogo: "I know him very well, his ambition, his passion for the game, his professionalism.

"I know what he gives to the team and this type of player always interests us.

"I recognised him when I saw him at Wolves. I saw technique, professionalism. I saw the 2013-14 player I knew."

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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