Liverpool after £15m 'Danish Messi' who United and Chelsea wanted in 2012

Viktor Fischer

Viktor Fischer was one the hottest new kid on the block - but now Ajax could be prepared to sell him.

We have followed the progress of young Danish winger Viktor Fischer on this site with real excitement for about two years now - ever since he first began making a name for himself in the NextGen Series for Ajax back in the 2011-12 NextGen Series.

He finished that competition as the joint top scorer - and received the tag ‘ the Danish Messi’ for his marvellous displays for Denmark’s under-17 side - and soon enough his chance with Ajax came.

He came into the Ajax first team toward the end of 2012 - and had an immediate impact -quickly establishing himself as a member of the first-team squad.

But all this talented was courted heavily.

Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Inter Milan and many, many more big clubs all wanted to get their hands on him - hence why he extended his contract with the club in February 2013 - now running until the end of the 2016-17 season.

He was the AFC Ajax Talent of the Year last season - so going into the new campaign he had high hopes.

But despite being a regular his performance level has decreased - with just three Eredivisie goals this term compared to the ten he bagged last campaign.

He has still performed well in the cup - but of his four goals in that competition, three came against lower league opposition.

Now there are growing reports that he could be on his way out of the club after an apparent disagreement with the coaching staff at the club.

Fischer, who is currently out of action with a hamstring tear, has also seen fellow prospect Ricardo Kishna take his place in absentia - and perform extremely well.

Valued at about £15 million it is now Liverpool who are said interested in his services, according to The Metro. They would be getting a player much like Raheem Sterling, but playing from the other side.

He is quick, skilful, both footed and capable of playing anywhere across the front three - and would certainly represent an excellent buy for Brendan Rodgers.

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