Leon Bailey Claims Premier League Interest. Liverpool, Chelsea Linked

Heather Diaz
August 8, 2018

"There's concrete interest [from Chelsea, Liverpool and Roma]".

According to the Mirror, any interested suitors will have to stump up the cash for the winger in order to get a deal done.

Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey has revealed he has attracted the interestof three European elite clubs.

Despite Bailey's intriguing words to the media, it had seemed unlikely that Leverkusen would consider selling the forward this summer but it now looks as though they are open to overseeing his departure.

"What I can say is that my full focus to develop as a young player", he said.

The 20-year old has garnered interest from a number of high profile clubs that include Chelsea and Liverpool, but Arsenal were thought to be the front-runners in the saga.

Leon Bailey
Leon Bailey is a pacy and versatile winger

For now the 20-year-old is focused on mounting a title challenge in the Bundesliga. If a club wants me, my management and Bayer will take care of it'.

Bailey scored 12 goals in 34 appearances last season in what was his first campaign at Bayern since joining from Belgian side Genk.

"We want to play for the title", he added.

The Jamaican winger now plies his trade in Germany with Bayer Leverkusen but has been linked with moves to several English clubs in recent months, as well as AS Roma and Bayern Munich.

"But we did not expect that he would explode that fast". Now everybody comes to him and suddenly wants something from him. "That's what he told me many times".

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