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Klopp in 'constant conversations' with Wilson

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was surprised to hear one reporter refer to the Community Shield as a pre-season friendly.

Jurgen Klopp has said Liverpool will assess all the options available to Harry Wilson in order to make the best decision for the player's career.

The 22-year-old added another top-corner scorcher to his archive of wonder strikes during the 3-1 friendly win over Lyon in Geneva on Wednesday, to prompt questions over his future.

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Wilson had a successful loan spell with Derby County last season, helping them reach the Championship playoff final with 15 goals and three assists in 40 league appearances.

The Wales international has been of interest to Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Bournemouth, but with time still left in the transfer window before the August 8 deadline, Liverpool will not rush into a decision on a player valued upwards of £20 million.

"We are in constant conversations, that's clear," Klopp said post-match.

"We have to do the right thing for us and for the boy. There is nothing to talk about in public about it, so we will see what happens in the next eight or nine days until the window closes.

"He is obviously a really good player and I was really happy with him in the whole pre-season; he came back from Derby in a completely different [shape]. That's a good example of how a loan can really work out -- it was for Derby really good and for Harry as well. For us as well, which is good.

"I am happy for him that he could show that tonight again. He played not in his best position, he played left wing and did it really well.

"We tried to set it up a little bit so it is more comfortable for him with positioning and stuff like that. When he scored the goal, it was just Harry. Brilliant."

Wilson has made only one appearance for Liverpool, which came as a substitute in a 1-0 FA Cup victory over Plymouth in January 2017.

Meanwhile, Klopp's position on Ryan Kent, who is the same age, is "his time is over for loans."

Following the pre-season defeat by Napoli at Murrayfield, the Liverpool boss added: "At the age he is now, he needs to find a place where he can settle. We will see what happens but a loan is not planned."

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