Liverpool in talks with incredible South American wonderkid – and it could save them £70m: report

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp during a training session at AXA Training Centre on January 05, 2023 in Kirkby, England.
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Liverpool are in talks to sign a 15-year-old wonderkid midfielder from South America, who could radically shift the Reds' transfer strategy. 

With the Merseysiders down in midtable this season and plenty of the squad looking tired, Jurgen Klopp is set to oversee a mass rebuild of the club that he has won a Premier League and Champions League title with in his seven years in charge. Midfield is the key problem area for Liverpool, though there could be incomings across the field. 

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Mark White
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Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.