Liverpool have cumulative a understanding for England U17 star Bobby Duncan, reviews say.
Duncan, who’s a cousin of Liverpool and England fable Steven Gerrard, reliable progressing within a week that he was to go divided Manchester Metropolis.
He initial sealed for Metropolis when he was 11 however has been coaching divided from a membership for months and mentioned it felt like a scold time to ‘fulfill his potential’ elsewhere.
Tottenham, Juventus and Monaco have been all anticipating to vigilance Duncan however Liverpool have gained a competition to protected his signature.
Based on a Daily Telegraph, he’ll rigourously spin into a Liverpool member on Jul 1 after a Reds paid £200,000 to finish a deal.
‘It’s been a extensive 6 years during Manchester Metropolis,’ Duncan mentioned this week.
‘It was a tough integrity for me and my domicile however a time is scold for a code new problem and do my desires and intensity elsewhere.’
Duncan is rated as one of a essential proficient youngsters in English soccer, carrying spin into a primary Englishman to achieve a hat-trick in antithesis to Brazil for a U16s.
The Liverpool-born striker has been steadfastly related with a lapse to Merseyside and appears set to make a send central successive week.
In a meantime, new Liverpool signing Naby Keita has suggested his startle during being handed a apportion 8 shirt by membership fable Gerrard.
‘It was an unthinkable day for me,’ he educated Liverpool’s central web site. ‘Gerrard gave me a apportion 8 jersey.
‘When it occurred, it was a startle and we didn’t expect it. When he got here in, we seemed and him and mentioned “Wow” as a outcome of he’s a legend.
‘He’s any chairman who all a time reliable respect, who gave his all on a pitch, any chairman who’s loving right here.
‘If any chairman like that provides we his shirt quantity, it’s to not disaster around with, it’s to try to do as a lot as he did – that’s my motivation.’