Five facts on Liverpool linked Ruben Neves

Liverpool are being linked with a move for FC Porto youngster Ruben Neves.

The Mirror claims Liverpool are looking to add midfielder Ruben Neves to their youth system, as Brendan Rodgers looks to invest in the next talented youngster at Anfield.

The 17-year-old is creating a blossoming reputation for himself for the maturity of his performances at Porto where he has to endure a lot of pressure and a very competitive top European league.

Here are five facts about him.

Liverpool have already scouted him three times.

Juventus and Barcelona are among the clubs monitoring his progress.

He’s made ten first team appearances for Porto so far this season.

He’s represented Portugal at four different levels of international football, being fast tracked from the under-18 side and into the under-21 team.

He was captain of the Portugal under-17 side at the under-17 Euros earlier this year.

The fact Liverpool have scouted him so extensively suggests they have been interested in him for a very long time and they could be among the first sides to make an offer him, as soon as he turns 18.

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