Reds to intensify interest in Schalke starlet.
Liverpool are set to step up their interest in young Schalke midfielder Max Meyer at the end of the season, according to Football Direct News.
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The 18-year-old has caught the eye this season thanks to a string of fine performances for the Bundesliga giants, and Liverpool’s scouts have been hugely impressed with what they’ve seen of him alongside fellow wonder kid Julian Draxler.
A source close to to the Anfield club have claimed that Reds boss Brendan Rodgers and his back room staff are long term admirers of the German under-21 international and are now in the process of stepping up their bid to lure him to Merseyside when the transfer window re-opens later this summer.
Now that the club have guaranteed Champions League football for next season, the Northern Irishman will have a bigger transfer kitty to help tempt a higher calibre of player to the club to help them compete on four fronts once again.
Meyer has a £21m release clause installed into his current deal, which runs for another four years, and he could be tempted to make the move as Rodgers has a proven track record of helping young players improve thanks to regular first team opportunities.
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