Swansea scout watches Liverpool goalkeeper target

A Swansea City representative was seen watching Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto, who is said to be on Liverpool's winter shopping list.

Liverpool have been repeatedly linked with Fiorentina goalkeeper Neto over the last few weeks, but they may face competition from Swansea City.

Neto's stock is rising quickly at Fiorentina, but the Brazilian is holding out over contract renewal talks and his current deal expires at the end of the season.

There have been suggestions that Neto might be just the man Liverpool need to bring in goalkeeping cover, but Swansea also seem to be taking an interest.

Italian website TMW reports that a Swansea City scout was present at San Siro to watch Neto playing against AC Milan - a game which ended 1-1.

Neto continues to impress and is widely regarded as one of Serie A's safest pairs of hands and he could be available for a bargain price if Fiorentina resign themselves to losing him.

However, the Viola can be expected to up their contract offer over the next few weeks and may manage to break through the goalkeeper's agent's resistance, which would make Neto a costly option for any potential suitor.

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