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Liverpool ‘expect Neco Williams to push for Anfield exit but will demand at least £10m’

Liverpool ‘expect Neco Williams to push for Anfield exit but will demand at least £10m’ as Welsh defender seeks regular first-team football

  • Neco Williams is expected to leave Liverpool due a lack of first-team chances
  • He spent the past two seasons playing second fiddle to Trent Alexander-Arnold 
  • Leeds, Southampton, Aston Villa or Burnley are all interested in his services 
  • Anfield official’s understand William’s desire to play regular first-team football
  • Therefore, they are willing to sell their academy graduate for around £10million 

Neco Williams is expected to leave Liverpool after Euro 2020 due a lack of first-team opportunities at the Merseyside club. 

The 20-year-old, who is currently away with Wales on international duty, has spent the past two seasons playing second fiddle to Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Therefore, the academy graduate could move to Leeds, Southampton, Aston Villa or Burnley this summer. However, Liverpool will demand least £10 million for the Wales full-back.

Neco Williams (above) is expected to leave Liverpool due a lack of first-team opportunities 

The 20-year-old spent the past two seasons playing second fiddle to Trent Alexander-Arnold

The 20-year-old spent the past two seasons playing second fiddle to Trent Alexander-Arnold

According to The Athletic, Anfield officials understand the defenders’s desire to play regular first-team football and will subsequently sell their rising star for the right price. 

Williams has been at Liverpool since 2009 after joining the Reds U9 side. Since then he developed under several different coach. 

Williams was handed his first-team debut in the Carabao Cup against Arsenal on October 30, 2019.

The youngster was given the opportunity to play as Ki-Jana Hoever was away on international duty with Holland at the U17 World Cup.   

Williams has gone on to make 25 senior appearances in all competitions over the past two seasons, but has only started six times in the Premier League. 

Anfield officials understand the defenders’s desire to play regular first-team football and will subsequently sell their rising star for around £10million

Anfield officials understand the defenders’s desire to play regular first-team football and will subsequently sell their rising star for around £10million 

Williams has been involved in all three of Wales’ group games at Euro 2020 and made his first start of the tournament against Italy on Sunday (above)

Williams has been involved in all three of Wales’ group games at Euro 2020 and made his first start of the tournament against Italy on Sunday (above)

As a result, the Premier League and FIFA Club World Cup winner wants to move on to develop his game. 

Leeds, Southampton, Aston Villa or Burnley have all registered an interest in Williams over the last 12 months. 

However, the English club’s will have to battle it out for the full-back’s signature following the European Championship. 

Williams has been involved in all three of Wales’ group games at Euro 2020 and made his first start of the tournament against Italy on Sunday.

The 20-year-old will be eager to progress his potential suitors in the last-16 after Wales qualified for the knockout stages of the competition.  

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