Doku explains why he turned down Liverpool move
Belgian professional, Jeremy Doku has revealed he turned down a move to Liverpool last summer to continue his
The 18-year-old attacker is certainly one to keep an eye on at the moment with the ability he brings to the
forward line and, with that said, Liverpool have been interested in him.
Jeremy Doku was linked with a move to Liverpool in the summer transfer window but moved to Rennes instead,
where he has enjoyed a good spell.
Doku joined Rennes from Belgian side Anderlecht for a hefty £23.4 million, and despite his tender age, he has
made 14 appearances in Ligue 1 for the French side.
In an interview with Het Nieuwsblad (via Rousing the Kop), Doku has said that he did not want to move to a big
club too soon, as he has a lot to learn before making the big step up:
“I did a lot of research first, wrote down all the positive points, and only then did I make a decision. I knew that I
first wanted to make an intermediate step. Going to a top club now would be too soon. I still have a lot to learn,
and Rennes is the ideal place for that,” Doku said.