Liverpool set to cash in on €18m Jordon Ibe

Anfield club have accepted a bid from Bournemouth for the young winger

Liverpool have accepted a £15m (€18m) bid from Bournemouth for Jordon Ibe and given the winger permission to talk to the south-coast club.

Ibe, 20, has been at Anfield since signing from Wycombe in 2011 but lost his way to a degree last season, failing to win a place in many of Jürgen Klopp’s starting lineups.

Originally viewed as a natural replacement for Raheem Sterling after making his debut in the final game of the 2012-13 season, Ibe enjoyed more success under Brendan Rodgers, after being called back from loan at Derby County and pitched into Premier League football.

Despite a promising start at Liverpool, for whom he has made 58 appearances, Ibe became a more peripheral figure after the managerial change.

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