The highly-rated 18-year-old played 11 games in the Championship last term after joining Birmingham City on a temporary deal.
There are a few other clubs interested in Jordon now
Ibe, who has made three first-team appearances for Liverpool, is not thought to feature in Brendan Rodgers’ first-team plans at Anfield this term.
Trotters boss Freedman is keen on bringing the teenager to Bolton but accepts they now face competition from “a few other clubs”.
“We’ve tried to get the loan done going back to last season,” said Freedman. “We’ve made another enquiry.
“There are a few other clubs interested in Jordon now. It seems like we’ll probably get pipped at the post.”
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