Liverpool’s Harry Wilson Completes Loan Move To Cardiff

Liverpool’s Harry Wilson Completes Loan Move To Cardiff

Harry Wilson has completed a deadline-day switch to Cardiff City in the Championship, joining the Bluebirds on loan after Liverpool failed to find a permanent buyer.

Burnley were the most likely destination, but their bid worth up to £16 million fell short of the club’s valuation, and the Wales international was then set to stay on Merseyside until at least January.

But left out of Jurgen Klopp‘s 24-man squad for the Champions League group stage, the only option for the winger was to head out to the Championship on a short-term basis.

For a player of proven Premier League pedigree, who will turn 24 before the season is over, this is a strange situation for Wilson.

However, he will now spend the rest of the campaign on loan at Cardiff, following fellow Liverpool academy graduate Sheyi Ojo to the Cardiff City Stadium.

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Cardiff are believed to have paid a £1.2 million fee to secure Wilson’s services, having managed to do so ahead of a host of their Championship rivals including Swansea, Derby and Nottingham Forest.

This article was most recently revised and updated 7 months ago

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