Empoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski, center, runs with the ball between Sampdoria midfielder Alfred Joseph Duncan, left, and defender Angelo Palombo during a Serie A soccer match between Sampdoria and Empoli, in Genoa, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Carlo Baroncini)

Zielinski’s agent says his future will be decided after the Euros

Piotr Zielinski was heavily linked with a move to Merseyside last month but his future now looks set to be resolved after the European Championships, says his agent.

The Polish international midfielder was pictured wearing a Liverpool shirt prior to the Europa League final, with reports in Poland claiming a deal was in place with the Reds.

But since then things have gone quiet on Liverpool’s interest in the 22-year-old, who has been on loan at Empoli from Udinese last season.

The latest reports suggested Borussia Dortmund had joined Liverpool in showing interest in Zielinski.

With Euro 2016 starting in less than a week now, many players will be opting not to discuss their future until after the tournament.

“Now he is very focused on the Euros. This is not the moment to discuss the market,” the player’s agent, is quoted saying this weekend.

Indeed, a positive showing at the Euros could change the interested clubs for any player.

Liverpool reportedly attempted to bring Zielinski to Anfield in the January transfer window and the player himself had talked up a move, saying: “Some people say these are just the rumours. I know a little bit more about it.

“I have spoken with Kuba [Blaszczykowski, who played under Klopp at Dortmund] about Klopp.

“He told me about his personality, how is Klopp to the players, gave me some tips, but nothing is known yet. I constantly have to play well in Empoli to get the interest from the bigger clubs.”

Meanwhile, Liverpool-linked centre-back Marc Bartra has joined Dortmund from Barcelona, having activated a 8m euros release clause.

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