Liverpool will not be submitting a bid for wantaway Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi, reports say.

Hudson-Odoi is attempting to force his exit from Stamford Bridge after personally handing in a transfer request over the weekend.

The 18-year-old started and scored in Chelsea’s win over Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday, but refused to address the transfer rumours after the game.

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Liverpool were believed to have held talks with Hudson-Odoi’s team earlier this month.

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However, the claim the Reds will not firm up their interest with a move.

Jurgen Klopp has a host of forward options to chose from at Anfield, including Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Xherdan Shaqiri.

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Hudson-Odoi, who would cost at least £35million, is not seen as a viable option to challenge Klopp’s best attackers.

Liverpool are unlikely to make any signings before the close of the window on Thursday, despite an injury crisis in defence.

The centre-back injury crisis is lessening with Dejan Lovren returning to full training, while Klopp is hopeful right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold will be back in action sooner rather than later.

Liverpool are top of the Premier League table, but Klopp is content with his player options with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain set to return from a long-term injury before the end of the season.

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