Liverpool are constantly linked with the best and brightest in the game. Kopites often get their hopes up when these rumours appear. One reported target in particular has fans talking. Liverpool supporters have been raving over Pedri.
Who is Pedri?
At just 18-years-old Pedri is one of the most exciting young footballers on the planet.
The teenager is a regular fixture in the middle of the Barcelona lineup, he made 28 starts and nine sub appearances in La Liga last season.
Furthermore, this summer he’s been undroppable from the Spain squad, he started every one of his country’s group games.
A centre midfielder with an eye for a pass and the ability to crop up anywhere behind the attack. In addition he is often found in the half spaces unlocking the defence with a ball nobody else saw.
Liverpool linked with Pedri
In April The Mirror claimed Liverpool want Pedri.
The report stated that the midfielder would cost the Reds at least £70m.
Since then Mundo Deportivo, via the Daily Star, has repeated claims of Liverpool interest in the wonderkid.
The youngster has caught the eye of the punditerati with Gary Lineker tipping the youngster to be a ‘superstar’ in the future.
He would be an exciting signing for the Reds he is an unlikely one.
There’s no way Barcelona would part with the future of their midfield, even if they are in mountains of debt.
Liverpool fans wowed
Kopites took to Twitter after Spain’s 5-0 win over Slovakia to sign Pedri’s praises.