Why Liverpool have stepped away from the Jude Bellingham pursuit: report

Liverpool target Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund celebrates after scoring their side's second goal during the Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Borussia Dortmund at Deutsche Bank Park on October 29, 2022 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
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Liverpool have ended their interest in Jude Bellingham, according to multiple reports.

The Reds are enduring their toughest season under Jurgen Klopp, having lost nine times in the Premier League this term and finding themselves eighth in the table. It was long thought that the Merseysiders were leading the race for Borussia Dortmund midfielder Bellingham, having put in extensive groundwork. 

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.