Keirrison to snub Liverpool for Barcelona
The 20-year-old Coritiba front-man - who is owned by Traffic Sports Marketing in an arrangement similar to that of Manchester United forward Carlos Tevez - is currently on loan at Brazilian giants Palmeiras and has netted 13 league goals in just 10 appearances so far this season.
But despite rumours linking the starlet with a move to Anfield at the end of the Premier League season, Keirrison says his desire is to join La Liga leaders Barcelona instead.
“Since I was little, I have always identified myself with one particular country and one great club. I have nothing against the other teams, but I have always seen myself playing for Barcelona," he said as quoted by Spanish newspaper Sport.
“I have watched Romario and Ronaldo play for them in the past and that made me aspire to want to play for a great club like Barca.
“I have also dreamt about playing alongside someone like Lionel Messi one day.”
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