Leeds target Khvicha Kvaratskhelia wants to play under Jurgen Klopp

Leeds United have been linked with Khvicha Kvaratskhelia this summer.

Reports emerged back in April that the Whites were keeping tabs on the 20-year-old who impressed heavily for Rubin Kazan last season.

The Georgian international winger is also reportedly being targeted by European giants Bayern Munich.

Inter Milan, Napoli, Atalanta, Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Ajax, Monaco, AC Milan and Juventus are also interested.

The youngster has confirmed that talks are ongoing with numerous clubs over a potential summer move.

He has admitted that Leeds are one of the clubs he has spoken to, but he would prefer to play for Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp.

“I can not confirm anything at this stage, but negotiations are underway with a number of teams – everything is entering a crucial phase,” Kvaratskhelia said.

“There were negotiations with Leeds – they may continue. The most interesting thing will be working with Jürgen Klopp.”

He has made 23 appearances this season in all competitions, scoring four goals and providing eight assists. The highly-rated winger is valued at around £26 million.

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The youngster has heavily impressed for both club and country, and big European clubs must have seen something special in him.

He has already broken into the national team, but the quoted price appears slightly excessive.

He fancies playing for Liverpool, but it’s highly doubtful that the Reds are even considering him as an option this summer.

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