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Cologne could sell Jonas Hector

Manager admits they may have to listen to Liverpool offers

FC Cologne manager Peter Stoger has admitted the club may have to sell Jonas Hector this summer should a suitable offer come in.

The German international is reportedly wanted by Premier League side Liverpool, and with Jurgen Klopp ready to launch a formal bid for the left-back, Cologne are coming to terms with the fact they may lose their star this summer.

Klopp is eager to replace Alberto Moreno as Liverpool’s starting left-back, and Hector is the man he wants to bring in, with the reported fee believed to be around £12million.

When asked about Hector’s future, Stoger admitted that the club have to be realistic about their chances of keeping him, especially if a formal offer is launched.

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‘I don’t have to talk about what may happen in the summer,’ he explained.

‘But if somebody should offer us a three-figure million sum, we’d probably give in.

‘If a two-figure million sum is offered, we’d consider it.

‘And if Jonas Hector says that he doesn’t want to stay here, we’d have to face up to it.’

Written by Alex Batt – @AlexBatt

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