Liverpool Ready to Swoop for £3m Striker Dubbed the ‘Next Luis Suarez’

Anfield side target Uruguayan youngster.

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Liverpool have set their sights on young Uruguayan striker Kevin Mendez who has been recommended to the club by star striker Luis Suarez according to the Daily Mirror.

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The teenage forward is said to be valued at around £3m and could well be tempted by a move from Penarol to Anfield to follow his fellow countryman to Merseyside.

Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Inter Milan are all said to be keen on the forward, how has himself been compared to Suarez, with Mendez greatly impressing in the summer Under 17 World Cup.

Brendan Rodgers has adopted a youthful transfer policy and may feel the time is right to beef up his attacking options especially as Iago Aspas has failed to impress and Fabio Borini has been loaned out to Sunderland, implying that the Italian is unlikely to be a player the Northern Irishman values all that highly.

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