Liverpool have been building for the future in recent years. The Reds have been hoovering up some of the continent’s brightest stars, bringing in Harvey Elliott, Billy Koumetio, Sepp van den Berg and Melkamu Frauendorf to name just a handful. Liverpool have now been linked with Gio Reyna of Borussia Dortmund, Twitter has reacted to the news.

Liverpool have now been linked with Gio Reyna of Borussia Dortmund

Liverpool have now been linked with Gio Reyna of Borussia Dortmund (Photo by LARS BARON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Who is Gio Reyna?

17-year-old Gio Reyna is the son of former Rangers, Sunderland and Manchester City star Claudio Reyna.

The American wonderkid joined Borussia Dortmund in in 2019 from New York City FC.

His reputation is growing in the game, he was named in The Guardian’s Next Generation 2019 list, a collection of the brightest youngsters in the game at the moment.

He has made 19 senior appearances for Dortmund, scoring twice in the cup.

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Liverpool tracking Gio Reyna

According to a report in The Mirror, Liverpool are tracking Gio Reyna of Dortmund.

The report claims that the Reds are keeping tabs on the youngsters development. Given the club’s policy of signing bright young players in recent years this doesn’t come as a surprise.

However, the American would cost the club a tidy sum. Dortmund set a precedent when they sold Ousmane Dembele to Barcelona for £135.5m in 2017.

Twitter reacts to reports

One user commented that the Liverpool owners want one of their countrymen at the club.

It would certainly boos shirt sales in a massive market.

Some don’t think it’s a realistic move.

The transfer could benefit the USA’s national side, with the youngster learning from Thiago Alcantara.

One supporter said he’d be a great signing.

Another believes that he is full of talent.

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