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Liverpool interested in move for 15-year-old Scottish talent with Manchester City also keen



Liverpool interested in move for Rangers youngster Leon King

Rangers youngster Leon King has rejected the club’s initial offer over a professional contract.

The 15-year-old is one of the brightest prospects at the Scottish giants, but they fear losing out on him (h/t Daily Record).

The Mail (h/t Daily Record) claims that Liverpool are ready to move for the youngster after the latest development.

Liverpool players celebrate after beating Arsenal in the Carabao Cup (Image credit: Getty)

Manchester City, Chelsea and Leipzig are also keen on the defender as Rangers are desperate to keep him at the club (h/t Daily Record).

Billy Gilmour is an example of things not working out for the Gers. The youngster left the Scottish giants to join Chelsea and has already featured under Frank Lampard.

King, for his part, is already part of Scotland’s U17 team and has immense potential too.

Liverpool have signed young players under Jurgen Klopp and it will be interesting to see if we can nab the defender too.

Young defenders on Liverpool’s books

The Reds already have a couple of quality youngsters who can play in defensive positions. Sepp van den Berg was bought in the summer while Ki-Jana Hoever has impressed as the right-back.

Sepp van den Berg
Sepp van den Berg (L) joined from PEC Zwolle in the summer (Image credit: Getty)

Liverpool can always do with quality young players coming in, and Klopp has a history of handing them chances to play.

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King has a big decision to make regarding his future, and moving to the right club is important for his development too.

Ditching a corporate job to follow a dream isn’t easy, but when football comes calling, who can say no? Been following the beautiful game since 1998. Liverpool addict, F1 fanatic!