Liverpool have been clever with their youth recruitment in recent years. The Reds have brought in a few talented youngsters at bargain prices, grooming them for greatness in the future. The club could be eyeing up another talented teen. According to a report in Brazil, Liverpool want to sign Daniel Cabral from Flamengo.
Liverpool’s youth buys
Kopites will have one eye on the academy in the coming years after a flurry of exciting arrivals.
The brightest prospect is undoubtedly Harvey Elliott.
The youngster was signed from Fulham in 2019, around the same time Sepp van den Berg was brought in.
There’s also been the signing of goalkeeping wonderkid Marcelo Pitaluga and Germany youth captain Melkamu Frauendorf.
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Most recently the Reds agreed deals for England youth defender Calum Scanlon and the highly rated Celta Vigo teenager Stefan Bajcetic.
Liverpool want to sign Daniel Cabral
The Reds were shopping in Brazil over the summer when they brought in Marcelo Pitaluga and they may well return to samba central for another promising teenager.
According to YouTube outlet Flazoeiro, Liverpool want to sign Daniel Cabral from Flamengo.
The report claims that there are around 17 clubs interested with the Reds one of those cited as having made initial contact.
The transfer would allegedly would be a club record sale for the side when factoring in the exchange rate shift since the £38.7m sale of Vinicius to Real Madrid.
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We won’t be putting much stock into this rumour for now.
The 18-year-old centre midfielder may have a lot of admirers but we’ll wait until more credible sources than a YouTube channel start talking about Liverpool interest in Daniel Cabral before we get excited.
Would it be nice to sign the next best thing from Brazil? Of course, we just aren’t getting our hopes up yet.