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SportKlopp rules out Sporting loan for Camacho

17:15  11 january  2019
17:15  11 january  2019 Source:

Sporting approach Liverpool to loan starlet Camacho

Sporting approach Liverpool to loan starlet Camacho Sporting Lisbon have approached Liverpool with a loan offer to sign young starlet Rafa Camacho in January, according to the Liverpool Echo. The 18-year old, who was previously a youth player with Sporting, has made rapid progression since being promoted to train at Melwood on a permanent basis, impressing during the club’s pre-season tour of the United States. The Portugal Under-20s international midfielder has also impressed in the UEFA Youth League this season, earning him first-team inclusion as an unused substitute on three occasions. Versatile, Camacho can play at full-back, in midfield or as part of a front three, and the Primeira Liga outfit are keen to add him to their ranks. © Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Rafa Camacho Jurgen Klopp rules out loan move for Liverpool youngster Rafa Camacho There were suggestions that Camacho could go out on loan to Sporting Lisbon. Liverpool FC Liverpool defender Joel Matip back in training but Fabinho set for another centre-back appearance jurgen Klopp explains

Jurgen Klopp is keen for Rafael Camacho to stay at Liverpool. Klopp started the highly-rated in an unfamiliar full-back role against Wolves this week in the youngster’s competitive The 18-year-old impressed Klopp despite the defeat at Molineux and he is now reluctant to sanction a six-month loan .

Klopp rules out Sporting loan for Camacho © Lynne Cameron/Getty Images Sport Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool - Pre-Season Friendly

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has ruled out the chance of young right-back Rafa Camacho joining Sporting Lisbon this month.

As reported by Paul Joyce, of The Times, Klopp has denied rumours linking Camacho with a move to Portugal.

Recent reports have suggested that Liverpool were willing to send Camacho to Sporting on loan until the end of the season, but Klopp has swiftly rubbished that notion.

Klopp rules out Sporting loan for Camacho © Jan Kruger/Getty Images Sport Jan Kruger/Getty Images Sport

Camacho is highly-thought of at Liverpool in the youth set-up and made his first-team debut for the club against Wolves in the FA Cup earlier this week.

The 18-year-old started as at right-back but did little to impress in tough circumstances as Liverpool lost the game 2-1 to Wolves at the Molineux.

He joined Liverpool in 2016 after leaving the Manchester City academy and has been a regular for Portugal at various youth levels.

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