Agent plays down Okaka link

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Stefano Okaka's agent admitted that rumours of interest from Liverpool are flattering, but not true.

Roma striker links not confirmed

Roma striker Stefano Okaka's agent has admitted that rumours of interest from Liverpool are highly flattering, but there is no truth in them. The Italian was on loan at Fulham for the second half of last season, where he was managed by new Reds boss Roy Hodgson, and speculation has linked the 20-year-old with a possible reunion at Anfield. Okaka scored twice during his time at Fulham, where he was mainly used as a substitute, but he has since returned to Roma, who may look to again send him out on loan or for a permanent move. Okaka has also been linked with a possible move to Bologna, but his agent has insisted that there is nothing set in stone as of yet. "Interest from Hodgson at Liverpool? If only it were true," Domenico Scopelliti told Romanews.eu. "Currently there are only just rumours, and I have not heard anything from an English club. Certainly we couldn't say no to Liverpool, and the boy would be enthusiastic to continue his adventure in England with Hodgson. "There is also a friend there in (Alberto) Aquilani. "Bologna? I believe that the negotiations should not be made in the newspapers. "I have not been contacted by anyone, and I think Roma have not heard from anyone from Bologna, because they would have told me."

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