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mbernstein07
Post #1
Friday July 20, 2012 8:45am

Joined Jun 2012
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Anyone know what the status of Villyan Bijev is? Has he returned to Liverpool (reserves) from his loan at Dusseldorf?

richieJkulesaNY
Post #2
Friday July 20, 2012 12:42pm

Joined Jun 2012
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but he has been training with Liverpool during the pre-season, but I dont believe he has receieved his work permit yet to stay. Last I heard he was going to be loaned back to Fortuna Dusseldorf, now in the Bundesliga, where I'm sure he'll start with the reserves.

Bshredder
Post #3
Friday July 20, 2012 3:33pm

Joined Aug 2011
Total Posts: 1,459
I don't believe he is allowed to stay with Liverpool this year. He has a Bulgarian passport but Bulgaria is still in a transitional status within the EU and it does not entitle him to a UK work permit.

He can train with Liverpool but he must be loaned out this year unless Bulgaria's EU status changes.

Footyskillz
Arlington, VA
Post #4
Friday July 20, 2012 10:01pm

Joined Jun 2012
Total Posts: 291
It would be cool if they played him first team - assuming he goes back to Dusseldorf. Slim chance, but cool none the less.
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