Liverpool seem to be leading the chase for the highly rated Martin Odegaard…
Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard has agreed to visit Liverpool’s training facilities before Christmas, according to Norwegian TV station TV2.
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The attacking midfielder plays for Stromsgodset in his home country, and has been linked to Real Madrid, Manchester United, and Ajax. He looks like becoming one of the big stories of the January and possibly end of season transfer windows.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has already spoken of his admiration for the youngster, and will be hoping that he can beat his rivals to the future star’s signature. The news that he will be visiting Merseyside will be a huge boost for the Northern Irishman in this regard.
The 15-year-old has already visited the training grounds of Real Madrid and Ajax, and hopes to visit several more before Christmas. The Reds’ will be one of them.
Odegaard is seen as one of the brightest talents in world football, and has already made two appearances for the Norwegian senior side. He is the youngest player to have ever played internationally for the Scandinavian nation, being 15 years and 253 days old when he made his debut. He is also the youngest player to ever play in a European Championship qualifier, at 15 years and 300 days old when he first appeared in it.