Wolfsburg Impressed – Want Permanent Deal for Liverpool Starlet


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On-loan Liverpool striker Divock Origi is impressing Wolfsburg so much that the Bundesliga club want to make the move permanent, according to the Liverpool Echo.

The 22-year-old Belgium international has three goals in eight league appearances so far this season for Die Wölfe. The goals all came in his most recent six matches leaving Origi on course to secure his best return from any season.

Wolfsburg sporting director Olaf Rebbe told German newspaper Bild that the club hoped to “chat about what might be next some time before the summer.”

Origi moved to Merseyside in 2015 and scored 23 goals in 86 appearances, without ever establishing himself as a regular in the starting line-up.

When agreeing to the loan spell, Liverpool were not interested in losing the Belgian on a permanent deal. Jurgen Klopp is known to be a keen admirer of his young charge but sentiment is not strong in football.

With Daniel Sturridge and Sadio Mane both returning to full fitness, Wolfsburg are ready to see whether Jurgen Klopp is as determined to hold onto Origi next summer.

Rebbe is a big admirer of the striker. “At 22, Divock’s an extraordinary forward, he said.” “He’s exhibiting his talent here right now.”

Origi is equally enthusiastic about his time in Germany, declaring, “It’s a nice club and I am having a good time. I can grow here. And you can never rule anything out in football.”