French midfielder Maxime Lopez has already admitted having snubbing an offer from Liverpool back in 2014, when he was still being promoted to the Ligue 1 side’s first team.

Now his brother brought a few more details on this story in an interview with Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

Julien Lopez, who’s a striker for Paris FC, was talking about the many offers his brother had in his youth years, and confirmed that he went to England to receive a contract offer from the Reds.

“With the Blaugrana there has never been anything concrete. The Reds scouts, on the other hand, came to Marseille to talk to our family a few years ago”, Julien Lopez told Gianluca Di Marzio.

“Maxime went to England for three days. He also attended the derby with Everton. They had offered him a professional contract. Back home, OM chose to make an important proposal to Max. Despite being just 17 years old. And he chose to stay in France ”.

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Maxime Lopez did well in Marseille for six seasons, making 150 appearances for the club. This summer, he was sent to Italian side Sassuolo on a loan deal, giving them the chance of making the move permanent if triggering a €2m clause, or that will happen automatically in case a number of appearances is reached.

Even though he’s doing well in Serie A at 22, it now seems unlikely Liverpool would go back for him at some stage.