Potter addresses White to Liverpool hyperlinks
Whereas Schalke’s Ozan Kabak may very well be heading to Anfield in January, plainly Ben White is unlikely to be becoming a member of him for now.
The previous Leeds loanee has develop into one in every of English soccer’s most highly-rated younger defenders following a superb spell at Elland Highway and is now shining for mother or father membership Brighton.
Liverpool’s want for defenders in gentle of the Virgil van Dijk harm has been effectively documented, however Seagulls boss Graham Potter has dismissed the White hyperlinks as “soccer noise” forward of Monday’s assembly with West Brom.
“I feel it’s a bit prefer it was at the beginning of the season,” he stated. “All kinds of discuss him doing this, him doing that, and it’s generated by outdoors, by outdoors of our management actually.
“It’s a part of the soccer noise. The switch window closed final week and we’re already having conversations round switch hypothesis. It’s simply the best way it’s.
“I do know he’s level-headed sufficient to not let it have an effect on him. I feel at this degree you need to know it’s a part of the territory.
“It’s a part of the job of being a footballer, whereas it’s a part of what you need to take care of. Persistently all he has carried out is get on together with his soccer.
He has come into coaching, tried to be skilled, tried his greatest, and tried to play soccer. I’ve no considerations about Ben.”