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Paul Merson has raved about reported Liverpool target Jude Bellingham on Sky Sports.

The former Arsenal star, who now works as a pundit for Sky Sports, believes that Bellingham is “phenomenal”.

Merson made the comment about the Borussia Dortmund midfielder ahead of the Euro 2020 game between England and Scotland on Friday evening.

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Eurosport reported in April that that Liverpool are among the clubs who are monitoring the 17-year-old midfielder and want to sign him this summer.

What’s been said?

Merson told Sky Sports: “We have Declan Rice, Mount, Bellingham, who is a phenomenal player sitting on the bench, Phillips who produced.”

Could Jude Bellingham end up at Liverpool?

Bellingham is a very talented and promising young box-to-box midfielder.

The teenager did well for Dortmund in the Bundesliga and the Champions League last season.

Gary Lineker rates the youngster highly, and so does Jose Mourinho.

Georginio Wijnaldum has left Liverpool for Paris Saint-Germain, and former Premier League champions Liverpool need a replacement.

Bellingham would be a suitable replacement and would be able to slot straight into the team.

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Yes, the former Birmingham City youngster is only 17, but he has done at in the Bundesliga and in the Champions League.

Bellingham is also part of an England team that could well win Euro 2020.

The teenager made 19 starts and 10 substitute appearances in the Bundesliga for Dortmund last season.

Bellingham scored one goal and gave three assists in those games.

The midfielder also scored one goal and gave one assist in 10 Champions League games.

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