Specially – Sheffield United have held talks with Liverpool over the possibility of signing young forward Ryan Brewster on loan for the 2020/21 season, with the Blades now the favorites to complete the move despite rival interest from other Premier League clubs. are ahead.
Brewster, 20, who won the Golden Boot as top scorer when they won the Under-17 World Cup in 2017, spent the second half of last season on loan at Swansea in the Championship.
Brewster scored 11 times during his loan spell at Swansea in 2019/20 / Athena Pictures/Getty Images
Although he was still only a teenager until April this year, the budding talent impressively scored 11 times in 22 appearances, helping the club reach the Championship play-offs.
Liverpool fans want to finally see Brewster score goals for the Reds and a source told 90 Minutes that the club are delighted with his progress. However, he believes his best option is to go out on loan again and wants it to be to the Premier League this time.
90 Minutes understands there is no shortage of interest in Brewster, one of the country’s brightest young strikers, with Leeds, Newcastle, Fulham and Crystal Palace so far interested in his availability ahead of next season. are asking
Always happy to score in this shirt! Good to get more minutes in the legs. We keep working #LFC pic.twitter.com/58AXzZvpm0
— Rhian Brewster (@RhianBrewster9) August 25, 2020
But it is Sheffield United who are winning the race for his signature. Manager Chris Wilder sees Brewster as a perfect fit for Bramall Lane’s system, as well as a potential upgrade to his current squad options as the Blades look to strengthen in ninth position in 2019/20.
Sheffield United have already shown they offer an excellent platform for young loan players to thrive, having helped develop Manchester United goalkeeper Dan Henderson over the past two years.
Brewster will be well aware that opportunities at Anfield could await him if he impresses in the Premier League next season, given that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has a track record of bleeding youth – including Trent Alexander-Arnold, Curtis Jones, Nico Williams and Harvey Elliott. .
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