MARTIN Jol refused to be drawn on speculation linking Liverpool with a move for Clint Dempsey – but hopes to keep hold of Fulham's star man.
The American has been hotly-tipped for a switch to Anfield after Reds manager Brendan Rodgers publicly declared interest in the 29-year-old.
However, the Whites insists they've received no bids for the forward, who smashed 23 goals last season.
Dempsey is entering the final 12 months of his deal at the club, but boss Jol was remaining positive when quizzed about his future.
“I don't want to talk about that [speculation],” he told the Chronicle. “I love Clint, he scored a lot of goals and I want to keep him.”
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