According to a clause in the deal that saw Ince make the move to the Seasiders, if Blackpool were to accept a bid for the player, as they have done, then Liverpool have a 48 hour window where they will have the opportunity to match it. Cardiff’s deal is proposed to be in the region of £8 million and add-ons.
Even if the Reds opt against intervening in Cardiff’s approach, Blackpool manager, the player’s father, Paul Ince, has insisted that the move would not be set in stone.
Ince said: “I think it’s 50/50 at the moment if he’ll stay or not. It’s a tough one for me. I want my son playing in the Premier League but I also want him here playing for me.”
Tom Ince racked up an impressive 18 goals for Blackpool in the Championship last season, and there has been ongoing speculation about his future for quite some time, with a return to Liverpool always at the forefront for the player who left Anfield two years ago.
Ince made just one appearance for the Liverpool first team in his time at Anfield, a substitute appearances against Northampton Town in the Carling Cup in September 2010.
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