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Report: Liverpool pushing to acquire Leicester’s Chilwell

Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur - The Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 20: Ben Chilwell of Leicester City is challenged by Kyle Walker of Spurs during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round Replay match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur at The King Power Stadium on January 20, 2016 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

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While Liverpool’s Europa League final defeat against Sevilla was surely a disappointment, Jurgen Klopp’s side is ready to continue their rebuild.

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According to Goal, the Reds are stepping up their pursuit of Leicester City left back Ben Chilwell.

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The 19-year-old defender has been on the radar of several clubs, including Arsenal, and is seen as one of the more promising young players in England’s youth setup.

Chilwell impressed in eight appearances on loan with Huddersfield during the 2015-16 season, prompting Liverpool to push for the youngster’s signature.

Arsenal’s $5.1 million bid for the young defender last summer was denied by the Foxes, with Leicester looking for Chilwell to consider re-signing at the King Power Stadium.

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