Championship rivals Sheffield United are also keen, according to the Liverpool Echo, although the Reds are unlikely to sanction a loan until manager Jurgen Klopp has assessed his progress during pre-season. So, from this point of view, from my side everything is fine. I am sure the other two or three targets they are after will help them be stronger and make the squad stronger and hopefully they can have a right good go at it.
"He called me and said he came from a doctor, he told me: "Your goalkeeper had a concussion". But now I know a concussion isn't coming and going in a day - if you have one, you see it days later.
'He was influenced by that knock, that is 100 per cent.
A total of 26 players returned to the club on Monday for the start of the preseason, but Salah and Mane have been granted an extended break following their participation in the World Cup. I thought it was too late, you can not check that but now I know a concussion isn't coming and going in a day - if you have one, you see it days later. It's really not important what the people say.
Goalkeeper is an area which fans want strengthening but Klopp seems set to continue with Loris Karius, who made two costly mistakes in the Champions League final even though it was later revealed he was suffering from concussion.
Karius started and played 45 minutes in a 7-0 friendly win over Chester on Saturday as he began the road to redemption following his nightmare display against Real Madrid in May.
'Now people could think for us it is the explanation - and for me it is 100 per cent the explanation and that's all'.
A further six caps followed but now a Championship loan could be in the offing for Woodburn, however Klopp wants to assess his progress and needs some of his younger players during pre-season while some of the club's global stars recover from World Cup duty. You make a mistake against Chester and it's a mistake.
While Karius was hardly tested during his first-half cameo, he struggled with a couple of shots in the warm-up - the second, in particular, was not pretty.