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Liverpool and Man City to battle it out for 19-year-old La Liga starlet



Liverpool and Manchester City are keeping tabs on Yeremy Pino

Fichajes (h/t Liverpool Echo) has reported that English giants Liverpool and Manchester City are interested in signing Villarreal forward Yeremy Pino.

The 2002 born Spanish right-footer can play on either wing and also as an inside forward on the right-hand side. At only 19, he has already won four caps for the senior national team and has two goal contributions. Last season, he contributed to 11 goal contributions from 40 appearances for the Yellow Submarines.

Liverpool and Manchester City are keeping tabs on Yeremy Pino.
Liverpool are interested in signing 19-year-old Villareal winger Yeremy Pino.

A versatile player, who can play virtually anywhere in the front three, Liverpool could benefit from the player’s ability. The Reds employ a free flowing attack that makes use of players who can play anywhere along the front line.

Manchester City, after letting go of Raheem Sterling earlier this summer, could do with a replacement. This has seen them keep tabs on Pino, proving to be a hurdle in our path to signing the player.

Liverpool and Manchester City are keeping tabs on Yeremy Pino.
Liverpool would be a good fit for Yeremy Pino.

The youngster recently committed his future to the Spanish club until 2027, handing Villarreal the advantage in negotiations. The youngster also featured against Manchester United in the final of the UEFA Europa League 20/21, before getting subbed off after 77 minutes. This if anything shows the faith Unai Emery has in his abilities.

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With Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota having signed new long term contracts to add to the captures of Luis Diaz and Darwin Nunez, Liverpool have enough options in attack. With Fabio Carvalho the latest addition, a move for Pino isn’t really a necessity at Anfield.