Liverpool boss reacts to Dortmund signing wonder-kid he was favourite to sign

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was closely linked with a move for 18-year-old Emre Mor before his former club Borussia Dortmund snapped him up on a five-year deal just before the start of Euro 2016.

The Reds were not just linked they were the bookmakers favourites to sign Mor and ESPN reported that the Premier League outfit were closing in on a transfer.

Klopp praised Mor as well as the other signings Dortmund made this summer in fact he described their transfer activity as being “extraordinary” according to ESPN.

“Ousmane Dembele is good, Emre Mor is good, Mikel Merino is good, Sebastian Rode is good, Raphael Guerreiro is good. That fits,” he said.

tThe Turkish international star enjoyed a meteoric rise from total obscurity to one of the most sough after youngsters in Europe within the span of a few weeks over the summer.

The youngster was not even worth €1 million at the time of the Dortmund transfer but has seen a 900 percent increase in just a fortnight and is now worth €16 million according to Transfermarkt.

The 18-year-old became the third youngest player to provide an assist in European Championship history when he setup Burak Yilmaz with the opening goal in the 2-0 victory over Czech Republic in the Euro 2016 group stages.

Mor has travelled with the Dortmund squad to China and is expected to feature against Manchester United today.