Napoli players accept Rejected Liverpool offer despite being the Kop

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Napoli’s star player The former Serie A champions have admitted that he turned down the chance to join Premier League side Liverpool, even though he belonged to the Kop.

      Jesper Lindstrom has admitted he turned down the chance to join Liverpool in favor of a big-money transfer to Napoli. The 23-year-old has signed for the Serie A champions from Eintracht F. Frankfurt with a deal worth £25.6m plus add-ons last month. Lindstrom has made three appearances for Frankfurt this season, including one in the Bundesliga. before deciding to move away from Deutsche Bank Park

Jurgen Klopp

         However, Lindstrom had more than one offer coming his way. That’s because Liverpool are trying to sign the Danish international. As Jurgen Klopp is trying to strengthen his attacking line. Moving to Anfield was Lindstrom’s childhood dream. But the former Brondby star decided against a move to Merseyside. and chose to move to Napoli

         “That’s Liverpool. And I’m a Liverpool supporter , so it’s going to be a really exciting experience. But would it be a smart move?” Lindstrom told Danish newspaper Tipsbladet. “If I don’t play, I might as well sit in front of the TV and watch them play there while I’m at another club. I’m at an age now where I have to play football. “ This is why I think Napoli are showing a good change. This is one of the best clubs in the world and they said I would have a lot of opportunities to play.”

 Lindstrom made his debut for Napoli off the bench in their 2-1 defeat to Lazio on Saturday, September 2, 2023. The Dane played in the final 15 minutes, while Rudi Garcia ‘s team lost in their first Serie A match of the season. Even though he was only in Napoli for a week. But Lindstrom is already feeling the love from fans: “It’s impossible to walk down a city street. And this is why many players live in the suburbs,” Lindstrom added. “You can’t go out for a walk. You must conceal yourself. Because otherwise they will crowd in and ask to take selfies.”

         “I knew it would be like this. Because there is only one club in Naples. Everyone here grew up being a Napoli supporter and everything was extreme. I couldn’t go out for coffee. It was different, but it was a fun experience.” Since then, Lindstrom has joined the Danish national team. Before their games against San Marino and Finland after the international break. Napoli will travel to Genoa before facing Braga in the ทางเข้า ufabet Champions League.