Inaki Williams dismisses Liverpool rumours

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Inaki Williams does not see himself leaving Athletic Bilbao as he has big plans at the LaLiga outfit, despite reported interest from Liverpool.

Williams, 22, has emerged as a possible transfer target for Premier League title hopefuls Liverpool, with manager Jurgen Klopp an admirer.

But the Spanish forward, who earned his first international cap in May, has dismissed a move to Anfield, pledging his future to Athletic.

"I'm happy at Athletic, it's where I want to be," Williams told AS Diario.

"I am very grateful to the fans, the club and my team-mates.

"I want to continue here for many more years. I want to be Athletic's future number nine - the player who raises the roof at San Mames every week and scores lot of goals."

Williams has been a revelation since debuting for Athletic in 2014, scoring 10 LaLiga goals.

He played the full 90 minutes in Sunday's late 2-1 defeat at Real Madrid.