Wednesday 22 March 2017

Liverpool chase Sporting Lisbon midfield star Joao Carlos Teixeira

LIVERPOOL manager Kenny Dalglish has confirmed the club's interest in signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Carlos Teixeira.

The Reds have been linked with the 19-year-old, who impressed against them playing for the Portuguese side in the NextGen series this season.

Teixeira is out of contract in the summer and Liverpool are ahead of a number of top European clubs after reportedly making an £850,000 bid.

"There might be something about that," Dalglish said.

Asked whether the teenager would be a contender for a first-team squad place the Scot replied: "No, he's only a kid."

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