Date: 25th May 2019 at 8:00am
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Hull City are interested in Liverpool attacker Ben Woodburn on a season-long deal this summer, according to Goal.com.

The website report that Hull are keen on securing a season-long loan agreement with Liverpool for 19-year-old Woodburn, who spent last season on loan with Sheffield United who earned automatic promotion to the Premier League this term.

However, Woodburn did not feature heavily for Sheffield United making just seven appearances for the Championship club, but Liverpool are thought to be willing to allow him to leave on loan to the Championship next season with the belief that he will be able to get more game time in the English second tier next term.

OPINION

Woodburn has demonstrated glimpses of his potential in his fledgling career so far, making six appearances for Liverpool’s first team under Jurgen Klopp, and also being awarded ten gaps for the senior Wales international team. Last season was an opportunity for Woodburn to move on loan and play regular first team football with Sheffield United, but rather frustratingly for the attacker and Liverpool it did not work out as planned. The Wales international featured just seven times, most of which came from the bench, as the Blades secured promotion to the Premier League. Therefore, next season it is imperative that Liverpool ensure Woddburn is sent out on loan to a team that will give him the opportunity to play regularly. Hull City could be an ideal destination for him, with the Yorkshire club unlikely to invest heavily in their squad and they could lose the influential Jarrod Bowen this summer, that would provide an opportunity for someone to move to the club and be a key creative player for them next campaign. Wherever the Welshman ends up next season he will need to start featuring regularly to start fulfilling his vast potential.