English Premier League side Liverpool are checking the possibility of obtaining the service of Mexican Under 17 star Diego Lainez after his great World Cup spell in India, as indicated by reports.
Mexico couldn’t win a solitary match in the Under-17 World Cup competition and smashed out from the competition following their 2-1 defeat against Iran in the Round of 16 organize. But, the sparkling conclusion of the competition for the Latin American side is without a doubt is the rise of their 17-year-old attacker Diego Lainez.
Lainez scored two goals while playing in his attacking midfield position against England in the competition, who eventually became the ultimate winners of the competition.
And as per, ESPN Deportes, Liverpool scouts are awed with the attacker’s all perfected performance and are planning to sign him to the Anfield for the upcoming season.
The Mexican attacker who can play in all the attacking positions in the midfield made his senior debut for Liga MX top tier side Club America earlier in March this year and has already appeared 16 times in all rivalries for the Liga MX side, however, is yet to net his first goal for the club. He was also named in The Guardian’s rundown of the 60 best young players in world football earlier this year.
Apart from Lainez, another two U17 World Cup stars of Brazil, Alan and Alberto Yuri are also tipped for a major move to European giants as the Brazilain under-17 number 10 Alan has been allegedly linked with Real Madrid while Yuri has been drawing interest from English Premier League sides Arsenal and Manchester United.