Sport report from Belgium: Origi open to winter loan to preserve EM chances
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Divock Origi is and remains a hero on the Mersey. In Liverpool's offensive hierarchy, however, the Belgian has slipped noticeably in the current season. There are again rumors about a loan from the attacker - also because the EM is coming up in summer 2021.
After a strong 2014 World Cup,signed Divock Origi for almost 13 million euros from Lille in the summer of 2014. The Belgian attacker was never able to really prevail against the Reds. On loan it went back to Lille and later for a year to the , where Origi was only able to prevent relegation with the Wolves.
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'Luckily for me, but unfortunate for QuickStep and Alaphilippe, there was still a podium spot'Other riders with high ambitions knew that it would become very hard to get these top guns back. A few kilometres later, Alaphilippe rode into a motorbike from the race jury and crashed out of the race. It was bad news for the world champion but Kristoff ended up being the sole rider from the chase group who would join Van der Poel and Van Aert on the podium in Oudenaarde, Belgium.
Back on Merseyside, Origi didn't get a regular seat. Nevertheless, the 25-year-old found his role in the Klopp team: as an important joker! Time and again, Origi became the match winner for Liverpool (keywords: Everton, Barça).Not a minute in the Premier League yet - Will Origi leave in winter?
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Also in the current season, Origi is still in the shadow of Liverpool's storm trio Firmino, Mané and Salah. In addition, there was further competition with Minamino (last winter) and especially Diogo Jotta. In the Premier League, not a single minute of action jumped out, in the Champions League Origi was allowed to play from the start on Tuesday.
Nevertheless, the Belgian seems to have slipped further down the hierarchy from the top joker. With the European Championship coming up next summer, this is not a good situation for the quick attacker, whose contract was only extended to 2024 last summer.
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After a whole seven years in court, Delphine Boël 's (52) wait and fear came to an end on October 1, 2020: The artist was officially the daughter of the former Belgian King Albert of Belgium (86) recognized after a test confirmed his paternity. The end of a long struggle. Delphine - now officially Delphine von Sachsen-Coburg or Princess Delphine von Belgium - sees it as more than a beginning. A beginning for a finally normal life with her noble family.
There are now rumors from Belgium that Origi is aiming for a loan this winter. The Belgian soccer portalwrites that Origi is open to a loan in order not to slip further in the favor of national coach Roberto Martinez. In September Origi was missing from the Red Devil squad, in October he came back, but was not used.
also brings a potential buyer into play: Dortmund's Champions League group opponent Club Brugge. The Belgians were interested in a loan as early as the summer. In Bruges, Origi would certainly be given the necessary minutes to be able to recommend himself for a place in Belgium's EM squad.
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