Liverpool are tracking the progress of FC Groningen starlet Richairo Zivkovic with the Premier League club dispatching scouts to watch the teenager on a weekly basis, according to the Dutch's side's director.
The 16-year-old winger made his FC Groningen debut last December and has gone on to make a further five appearances for the club, where he has also broken his side's record for youngest ever goal scorer, previously held by Arjen Robben.
Zivkovic has already garnered a reputation as one of the brightest talents in the league having scored twice in the opening weeks of the new Eredivisie campaign, attracting the attention of the likes of Ajax and PSV Eindhoven. But the Dutch giants could be trumped by Liverpool who are keen to lure the teenager to Anfield.
"All the top clubs in Holland want him but Liverpool are here every week too," FC Groningen director Hans Nijland was quoted as saying by the Mirror. "They are watching him closely and are very keen."
Zivkovic's burgeoning reputation could soon further enhanced in the coming months amid talk he will make his senior debut for Serbia. Although born in the Netherlands, the young winger has been invited to play for Serbia and could be given the chance to make his international bow during the next international break.
Having made four signings earlier on in the summer transfer window, Brendan Rodgers remains keen to further strengthen his side. The club appear set to add left back Aly Cissokho to their ranks with the 25-year-old set to will join the club on a season long loan ahead of a proposed permanent move next summer, but it would appear Rodgers is still keen to add to his attacking ranks.
Anzhi Makhachkala star Willian is also on Liverpool's radar after the Russian club announced their intention to cut costs having been financed by billionaire owner Suleyman Kerimov for the past two seasons.