Liverpool are reportedly still hopeful of securing a deal for Villarreal winger during this summer’s transfer window.
The 21-year-old hasn’t been in strong form for the Yellow Submarine this term, scoring once and contributing three assists in La Liga Santander.
Samu’s existing deal at Villarreal is due to expire in 2023, though, and he continues to be linked with a move away from the 20-time English champions.
Liverpool still want to sign the Nigeria international in the upcoming market and are hopeful of striking a deal with Villarreal.
The 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup winner has largely struggled for consistency this season but it hasn’t stopped the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Bayern Munich from monitoring his progress.