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Report: Liverpool target 15-year-old Charlie Allen

Liverpool are interested in signing 15-year-old midfielder Charlie Allen along with the Manchester clubs and Tottenham, according to the Belfast Telegraph.

At the end of July, Liverpool confirmed that they had secured Sepp van den Berg’s signature as they signed him from Dutch side PEC Zwolle for a small £1.3m fee.

The Telegraph reports this week that Liverpool are also closing in on a steal for Fulham youngster Harvey Elliott as Jurgen Klopp and co prepare for a bright future for the football club.

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Now, the Belfast Telegraph claims Liverpool are in the race to sign 15-year-old Linfield midfielder Charlie Allen.

The youngster has a long list of suitors, including Spurs, Manchester United and City, Leicester City, Leeds United, Celtic, Rangers and Aberdeen.

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Allen has been named in Linfield’s UEFA Champions League first qualifying round first leg clash against Rosenborg that will take place on Thursday evening at Windsor Park.

If he plays, he will set the record for the youngest ever British player to play in Europe’s elite tournament, highlighting just how exciting the young, gifted midfielder is.

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Supporters might not be over the moon with Liverpool’s transfer business this summer but Liverpool need to be praised for their commitment to recruiting the best young players in the world.

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Joe Gomez are examples of how willing Klopp is to give young players their chance to impress ahead of seasoned veterans like Nathaniel Clyne and Dejan Lovren.

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