Liverpool speak out over social media claims
Liverpool have responded to claims from youngster Bobby Duncan’s agent which suggested the player was being forced to stay against his will.
There’s been a lot of reports surrounding Bobby Duncan in recent days.
The Liverpool Echo then revealed an approach from Fiorentina had been rejected with the Reds having no intention of selling the highly-rated youngster.
Duncan’s agent then took to Twitter on Wednesday afternoon to make some explosive comments.
‘Today is the final straw’
Saif Rubie’s tweet made some pretty huge claims, suggesting that Liverpool’s actions had put the player ‘in real trouble mentally, physically and emotionally’.
Saif claims that Liverpool do not believe the player will ever play for the club.
— Saif Rubie (@saifpr) August 28, 2019
Bobby’s agent then continued by explaining the impact the saga has had on the player.
After ‘being told he can leave but then [Liverpool] going out of their way to force him to stay against his will’, Saif claims the youngster hasn’t left his room in four days.
Saif then claims that Bobby Duncan will ‘never go back to Liverpool again’.
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disappointed by the unattributed comments and unfounded allegations
Now, Liverpool have responded to the agents Twitter tirade.
In a statement sent to the Liverpool Echo, the Reds claim they are disappointed by the ‘unfounded allegations’ that have been made.
“Liverpool Football Club is aware of and disappointed by the unattributed comments and unfounded allegations that have been made in the media regarding one of our players,” the statement read.
“As the interests of the player in question are not best served by either inaccurate speculation, inflammatory statements or public discourse, we will be making no further comment.
“We will, however, continue our efforts to work privately with the player to find resolution in the best interests of all involved.”