Report: Liverpool scouting Lazio's Brazilian playmaker Felipe Anderson

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Liverpool have reportedly sent scouts to watch Lazio playmaker Felipe Anderson.

According to the Daily Mirror, Liverpool have sent scouts to assess Lazio's Brazilian playmaker Felipe Anderson ahead of a possible summer transfer move.

The Reds have been in stunning form of late, winning eight of their last ten games and drawing the other two, with Brendan Rodgers' men making a real push for a top four place.

After a disappointing first half of the campaign, Liverpool have finally hit top form - and if they can qualify for the Champions League again, Rodgers should be given more money to improve his side.

One of the stars in recent weeks has been Philippe Coutinho, and it seems that the Reds could try and replicate his success since signing from Inter Milan by targeting another Brazilian playmaker plying his trade in Serie A.

Lazio's Felipe Anderson has emerged as a star in Italian football this season, racking up seven goals and six assists in 23 appearances this term.

The former Santos ace, 21, is a superb dribbler and can create opportunities as an attacking midfielder, so will naturally earn comparisons to Coutinho, who left Italy just over two years ago.

The Daily Mirror believe that Liverpool scouts watched Anderson playing for Lazio against Fiorentina on Monday night, where he put in another impressive display in a 4-0 victory.

it will now be interesting to see whether Liverpool make a concrete move to sign Anderson in the summer transfer window - though it may hinge on Champions League qualification.

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