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Liverpool stance underlined as West Brom and Brentford circle multi-million pound agreement

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West Bromwich Albion and Brentford will have to stump up a £10m fee to sign Harry Wilson from Liverpool this summer, with the Premier League giants open to his permanent exit. 

Wilson, 24, thrived on loan with Cardiff City last season, scoring seven goals and registering a further 11 assists for the Bluebirds.

That was the winger’s fifth loan spell away from Anfield, with Hull City and Derby County joining Cardiff in getting the best out of Wilson in the Championship. Bournemouth, so far in his career, are the only club to offer the Welshman a Premier League opportunity.

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Football League World were told earlier in the week that Brentford were going to be the club to move first for Wilson, ahead of Cardiff and Swansea City.

There’s also interest from West Bromwich Albion and Valerien Ismael, as reported by David Anderson at the Mirror. He also confirms that it will take £10m to land the service of Wilson this summer, with Liverpool finally ready to part company permanently after a series of impressive loan spells.

Wilson scored seven goals in the Premier League for Bournemouth during the 2019/20 campaign, whilst across spells with Cardiff, Derby and Hull, he bagged 30 goals and registered 18 assists.

The Verdict 

When you look at what Wilson has delivered over the years, £10m feels about right for a club asking for his service on a permanent basis.

Brentford like what they’ve seen and so do West Brom, but whether the latter can fork out the £10m fee remains to be seen.

They know what they will get from the winger as his Championship return is outstanding. However, the lure of Premier League football and the money available to Brentford might blow them out of the water.

Thoughts? Let us know! 


Alfie is a journalist based in Yorkshire with years of experience covering the EFL. A current focus on Huddersfield Town and their fortunes back in the Championship, but out and about at as many games as possible. Covered Leeds United during their promotion-winning season in 2019/20.

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