Liverpool still tracking Asensio & 2 more latest under-radar stories

Liverpool still tracking Asensio & 2 more latest under-radar stories

Liverpool among two PL teams tracking Asensio

Liverpool and Arsenal are said to be closely monitoring the contract situation of Marco Asensio at Real Madrid, per Ekrem Konur (a tier-3 source).

Asensio is yet to sign a new contract and would become a free agent in the summer. While his abilities are not in question his move to Liverpool is quite unlikely.

Trent praises Manchester United star

Trent Alexander-Arnold had some kind words for Manchester United star Marcus Rashford during his chat with Talksport.

“Excitement”, Trent said regarding what Rashford brings to the England team.

“That's the first thing, when he steps on the pitch, the first you think is that he is going to use his pace, his speed to get in behind to get at people. He’s skilful, he can score and create.

"As defenders, you don’t want to play against him because you’re worried about what he is going to do. If he's going to score, if he's going to create, so to have him on our team, you know what defenders are thinking.

"He’s an outstanding player. He’s underrated, I think he's someone who can win games for club and country – he’s shown that before and I'm sure will continue to do that. He's also someone that can help us win this tournament."

Liverpool miss out on U15 talent to Man City

According to Fabrizio Romano, Man City beat Liverpool, Chelsea, Leeds and Newcastle to the signing of Sheffield United U15 talent Kylan Midwood.

The forward has already played for the U17 team at Sheffield UInited and is considered to be among the biggest talents in his age group.