Liverpool and Manchester City are reportedly set to fight with each other for the signing of Brazilian Luis Guilherme from Palmeiras.
Both Liverpool and Manchester City have developed an intense rivalry on the pitch. Klopp and Pep have enjoyed a great spell at their respective sides and set standards very high.
After both sides battled hard this season on the pitch, recent games at Etihad and Wembley have been examples of some audacious games.
Moreover, now taking the rivalry one step further, the clash is set to take place in the transfer market. Both clubs are eyeing Palmeiras starlet Luis Guilherme.
Palmeiras hotshot Luis Guilherme a Liverpool target
The 16-year-old’s long-term future with the Brazilian giants remains uncertain as he is still in the process of negotiating his first professional contract.
Moreover, Journalist Jorge Nicola, via his youtube channel reports, Man City, Liverpool, and a host of other top European clubs have been ‘analyzing’ Guilherme since last season.
At just sixteen, Guilherme looks to be a player destined for the very top of the game. He is yet to sign his first professional contract but that hasn’t done anything to dampen the excitement surrounding Guilherme’s abundant talent.
Let’s get into the youngster’s performance so far in Brazil
The Brazilian teenager has already proved an excellent talent and one for the future. An attacking midfielder, Guilherme is a regular for Brazil Under 17s.
Guilherme was recently a member of the Brazilian Under-17s team that won the Montaigu Tournament held in France.
The tournament where the stars such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Thierry Henry, Andrea Pirlo, and Kylian Mbappe have all competed over the years.
In the Brazil Under-16s team, the teenager has registered three goals in four games so far.
Luis Guilherme hail from the state of Sergipe in Brazil. The teenager has been with the Palmeiras youth set up for five years now after the Brazilian outfit picked up the young prodigy from a school in Sergipe.
Guilherme was part of the Palmeiras youth team that won the Copinha tournament earlier this year.
Moreover, people in Brazil have already started comparing Guilherme to Rivaldo.