Sheffield United have agreed to sign Rhian Brewster from Liverpool and will agree on personal terms with the forward this week ahead of an official announcement next week.
Sources close to Anfield Central suggest that the deal for Brewster will include a buy-back clause and 15% sell-on clause to protect Liverpool in the future.
The teenager has his path to a starting role for Liverpool blocked by Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah. Beyond the front three, Diogo Jota and Takumi Minamino present further competition for minutes.
Chris Wilder’s Sheffield side has been unfortunate this season, losing three out of three Premier League games and failing to register a goal despite playing fantastic football and demonstrating the same robustness that earned the Blades a ninth-place finish in their first season in the Premier League.
Fulham are rock bottom after the first few games this term but they have conceded 10 goals while United have only let in four – the same number as champions Liverpool and Brewster will undoubtedly boost their attack.
He averaged a goal every second game last season for Swansea City and a similar return for his new side will represent a brilliant return for Sheffield United.
Liverpool are well-stocked in attacking areas as their display against Arsenal proved, with Jota coming off the bench to score the third goal, putting the result beyond doubt and sealing an important three points for Jurgen Klopp’s men.
Despite that, the Reds’ sporting director has done an excellent job to insure the club’s future by negotiating a buy-back clause.
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