MX23RW : Friday, April 16 17:56:14| >> :120:9468:9468:

Marseille's Duje Caleta-Car confirms Liverpool snub

Marseille defender Duje Caleta-Car reveals that he turned down an offer to join Premier League champions Liverpool in the January transfer window.

Marseille defender Duje Caleta-Car has revealed that he turned down an offer to move to Liverpool in the January transfer window.

The Reds left it late to bring in defensive reinforcements last month, but they eventually secured the signatures of Ozan Kabak and Ben Davies on transfer deadline day.

At a time when Jurgen Klopp will likely have to cope without Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip for the remainder of the season, Caleta-Car has confirmed that the Premier League champions approached him, but he elected to stay with Marseille.

Speaking to reporters ahead of Wednesday's Ligue 1 clash with Nice, the Croatia international said: "Today, there is the Champions League, and I am going to watch the two games, I received an offer from Liverpool.

"It was an honour for me to know that such a club wanted me. We decided with the club that I was going to stay. Marseille is also a great club and I still have a lot of improving to do here."

Caleta-Car has scored twice in 21 top-flight Ligue 1 appearances for Les Olympiens this term, and he could shake off an injury in time to face Nice on Wednesday.

ID:435529: cacheID:435529:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:2568:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Marseille's Duje Caleta-Car pictured in January 2021
Read Next:
Liverpool 'saw £20m Caleta-Car bid turned down'
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Primeira Liga
League One
League Two
Scottish Cup
Turkish Super Lig
Ukrainian Premier League
Danish Superliga
NIFL Premiership
League of Ireland Premier
Welsh Premier League
Belarusian Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Eerste Divisie
Copa Libertadores
Copa Diego Maradona
Australian A-League
J1 League
Premier League 2 - Div 1
Premier League 2 - Div 2
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City32235467234474
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd31189461342763
3Leicester CityLeicester31175955371856
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham31167851391255
5Chelsea31159750311954
6Liverpool31157953371652
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs311471052351749
8Everton30146104138348
9Arsenal31136124335845
10Leeds UnitedLeeds31143144949045
11Aston Villa301351243331044
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves31108133141-1038
13Crystal Palace31108133352-1938
14Southampton31106153956-1736
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton31712123338-533
16Burnley3189142542-1733
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3188153251-1932
18Fulham32511162442-1826
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom3159172859-3124
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd3142251755-3814

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!