In recent years Liverpool have carved out a reputation as one of the savviest operators of the transfer market. Michael Edwards has developed a knack for snapping up top talents at bargain prices. This summer he’s being backed to move some more exciting talents. The Liverpool ECHO has suggested that Liverpool could move for Joao Pedro.
Who is Joao Pedro?
19-year-old Brazilian striker Joao Pedro is a regular starter for Watford.
The Hornets bagged the highly rated youngster back in 2019.
According to The Metro, Liverpool were interested in Joao Pedro before his move the Championship side.
The forward has been a mainstay in his first season of senior football.
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Pedro has made 25 starts and six sub appearances this term, having to shoulder more responsibility due to injuries to Troy Deeney.
He has earned an impressive WhoScored rating of 6.97 for his performances, scoring nine goals.
Liverpool could move for Joao Pedro
This summer will surely be a busy one for the Reds.
The club are expected to add strength in depth to the squad with the front line in need of some higher quality backups.
According to the Liverpool ECHO, Liverpool could move for Joao Pedro in the summer.
The outlet has backed the Reds to use the summer to bring in some more precocious talents given the success of Harvey Elliott in the Championship.
What RTK has to say
Liverpool signing Pedro would be a good move.
He has mountains of potential and we’ve known that since before his move to England.
However, the Hornets are unlikely to let him go cheap.
He could be worth the money, though. This season he’s lined up in four different positions. Jürgen Klopp loves versatility.