Liverpool Make Transfer Decision Over Galatasaray Transfer Target Divock Origi

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp wants to keep hold of Divock Origi for the rest of the season according to the Echo.

Per the source, Klopp intends of keeping the Belgium international after selling Domonic Solanke to Bournemouth for £19m.

Klopp does not want to weaken his attack further and plans to keep Origi on to provide depths.

The 23-year-old striker would be backup along with Daniel Sturridge for Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah.

The latest development comes as a blow to Galatasaray who were keen on loaning Origi on a six-month move a source close to the club told Turkish-Football.

The Lions are desperate for a new striker after transfer listing their sold centre-forward Eren Derdiyok.

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The Istanbul based outfit made Liverpool an offer last month but were told only permanent transfer offers would be considered.

The Reds value Origi as being worth £20m and were open to offers for the forward.

Origi has struggled for playing time this term but did come off the bench to score in the Merseyside derby against Everton at Anfield last month.

The 23-year-old has made just six appearances in all competitions this term, playing 263 minutes of first-team football.