Report: Liverpool register shock interest in signing Dejan Lovren's brother Davor

Dejan Lovren

Liverpool are reportedly pursuing Davor Lovren, the brother of Reds defender Dejan.

According to the Daily Mail, Liverpool have sent scouts to watch Dinamo Zagreb's teenage forward Davor Lovren - the brother of Reds centre back Dejan.

With the January transfer window inching closer, Liverpool scouts have been eyeing up potential targets, and have been looking at possible stars of the future.

That task has taken them to the Under-17 World Championships, where they have been watching Croatian forward Davor Lovren.

The name will be somewhat familiar to Reds fans given that he is the younger brother of current Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren, who has had a tough time at Anfield.

Since arriving from Southampton in 2014, the centre back has struggled to produce consistent performances, and now finds himself on the sidelines as new manager Jurgen Klopp goes with Martin Skrtel and Mamadou Sakho at centre back.

Despite that, the Reds are now registering a shock interest in his brother Davor, according to the Daily Mail. Capable of playing up front or out wide, the 17-year-old has been watched by Liverpool scouts whilst playing for Croatia Under-17's against Chile and the United States of America.

Should Liverpool sign Davor Lovren, they will certainly be hoping that he has more success than his older brother, whose performances have often disappointed the Anfield crowd.

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