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Preston eyeing Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg

Preston North End are eyeing Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg.

The Daily Mail says Van den Berg is wanted on loan by Preston North End.

The Championship side want cover for centre-back Ben Davies who has a pre-contract offer to join Celtic in the summer. However, that deal could be brought forward by Celtic as they consider options and Preston want to ensure they have a backup.

The 19-year-old Dutchman joined Liverpool in the summer of 2019 for £1.3million from PEC Zwolle. He has made just four senior appearances for the Reds since, three of those in the EFL Cup and one in the FA Cup.

Liverpool are willing to let Van den Berg go out on loan despite their defensive injury crisis as they believe he needs to develop more physically.


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