Wrexham could be in for a big windfall after it emerged that Danny Ward is in talks with Leicester City over a permanent move as Liverpool ’s goalkeeping reshuffle intensifies.
Ward had been scheduled to start Thursday night’s friendly at Blackburn Rovers having jumped ahead of the erratic Loris Karius in the pecking order at Anfield. But the imminent arrival of Roma goalkeeper Alisson appears to have dramatically changed the landscape.
Now Leicester are keen on signing Wales international Ward with discussions having already taken place over a possible £12m permanent move.
The 25-year-old came through the ranks at Wrexham’s academy and was snapped up by Liverpool in January 2012 for a fee in the region of £100,000, with the Racecourse outfit securing a sell-on clause in the case of the shot stopper leaving Anfield though it has not been disclosed as to how much the Dragons would receive.
Ward’s potential transfer forms part of a remarkable goalkeeper merry-go-round involving some of Europe’s leading clubs.
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