Liverpool defender Nat Phillips is attracting plenty of potential suitors this summer following a string of end of season heroics. 

The 24-year-old was the unlikely catalyst for a Premier League revival at Anfield last season at the heart of a decimated defence. 

Despite leaving an ever-lasting impact on Jurgen Klopp’s side, as Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip return to fitness, there remains doubt over the ace’s future on Merseyside. 

Already a reported target for Brighton and Burnley, the latest report from Sky Sports News (15:33pm), as cited by LFC Transfer Room on Twitter has added additional admirers. 

The report claims that the Bundesliga side have ‘sounded out’ the no-nonsense centre-back and have been in contact with representatives to register an interest. 

Phillips has previous experience in Germany having spent a successful season-long loan spell earning promotion with VfB Stuttgart. 

Last season the man hailed as ‘immense’ by Klopp earned an average Sofascore rating of 7.19 across 17 Premier League outings. 

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Valued at £7.2million and under contract until 2023 at Anfield (Transfermarkt), the Reds have reportedly placed a £15million price tag on the defender. 

The wealth of interest should help Liverpool reach that price or perhaps beyond should a bidding war ensue for the ‘Bolton Baresi’

Although last season’ performances more than warrant a place in Klopp’s plans moving forwards, Phillips’ stock has never been higher having proven to be ready for regular first-team action – something that he is unlikely to find given the level of competition. 

Unfortunately whilst the romantic in most Kopites would love to keep their newfound hero at the club, a boost of £15million in the current market would be difficult to turn down. 

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