Liverpool are the latest club to show an interest in promising young San Lorenzo striker Angel Correa, FootballDirectNews.com understands.
The 18-year-old is one of the most in-demand youngsters in world football at the moment, having caught the eye in recent displays in Argentina’s top flight.
A host of Europe’s biggest names have been linked with him, including Arsenal, Manchester United and Barcelona, but a Liverpool source has now revealed that he is also on Brendan Rodgers’ list of potential transfer targets this summer.
The Reds have shown a willingness to give opportunities to talented young players in recent seasons, with Rodgers showing he can get the best out of players with relative inexperience. Correa will no doubt have plenty of options if he chooses to leave for a new challenge in the next transfer window, but Liverpool are hopeful of persuading him to choose a switch to Anfield. Correa’s exactly the kind of player Brendan wants to be bringing in, a club insider explained. “We know we’re up against a lot of top clubs, but Liverpool looks an appealing place for young players at the moment. “
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