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Liverpool report: Jude Bellingham boost for Reds as Bayern Munich rule themselves out



Liverpool-linked Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham during a match for England, close-up shot

liverpool (opens in a new tab) may well have received a big boost in the race to sign Jude Bellingham, after Bayern Munich (opens in a new tab) have ruled themselves out of a move to Borussia Dortmund (opens in a new tab)and England (opens in a new tab) star.

The Reds continue to be linked with the 19-year-old midfielder, who is also believed to be of interest to Chelsea (opens in a new tab) and Real Madrid (opens in a new tab).

But Bayern CEO Oliver Kahn has dismissed any suggestion Bellingham would follow Robert Lewandowski and Mario Gotze in joining arch-rivals Dortmund.

Bellingham made his 100th appearance for Dortmund against Schalke last month (Image credit: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Speaking to a German newspaper ImageKhan said (opens in a new tab): “Of course, Jude Bellingham, for me, is an exceptional player. However, with [Joshua] Kimmitch, [Leon] Goretska, [Marcel] Sabitzer and [Ryan] Gravenberch, we are very well equipped for this position. So we don’t think about that at all.”