Arnaut Danjuma has earned a lot of admirers while at Villarreal (Picture: Getty Images)

Arnaut Danjuma has sensationally revealed that Liverpool have showed interest in signing him, while reports also suggest that Manchester United are keen on the Villarreal winger.

The Netherlands international has been thoroughly impressive since joining the Spanish side from Bournemouth in 2021, having spent the previous season in the Championship with the Cherries.

Due to injuries he has been limited to just 23 La Liga appearances this season, but he has scored 10 goals in those 23 games and scored six more in his 11 Champions League appearances as Villarreal made a shock run to the semi-finals.

The side that ended Villarreal’s run in Europe was Liverpool and Danjuma reckons the Reds think highly of him and have been tracking his progress.

The 25-year-old also says he would be interested in a move to a bigger club, criticising any player that wouldn’t be,’ Danjuma told Ziggo Sport.

‘I was informed that Liverpool were following me closely.

‘I have never had contacts with clubs or anything like that during the season – I always know about the situation after the season.

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‘I will never lie and I think it’s a bad quality if you are not ambitious.

‘If a club came along that offered me a higher platform to play on sport-wise, I would always have to consider it.’

The winger reportedly has a €45m (£38m) release clause in his Villarreal contract, which has also attracted the attention of Manchester United, according to MEN.

Danjuma’s football journey has been unique, born in Nigeria before moving to Netherlands as a child and joining PSV before NEC and going on to play for Club Brugge before a move to Bournemouth in 2019 and Villarreal last year.

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