Liverpool are interested in Roma midfielder Leandro Paredes, according to reports.
The cash-strapped Italian team are set to sell three of their key assets this summer - Paredes, Antonio Sanabria and Umar Sadiq.
The Gazzetta dello Sport have claimed that the Reds have watched the 21-year-old on multiple occasions this season.
The Argentine has been on loan at Empoli this season, making 26 appearances in Serie A.
Paredes has yet to play a full international for Argentina, but has appeared for his country at Under-15 and Under-17 levels.
Jurgen Klopp is set to be given funds this summer to start building his own squad at Liverpool.
The Reds are currently in ninth place in the Premier League, seven points away from a Champions League place, and six points off a Europa League spot.
Jurgen Klopp's best quotes
Jurgen Klopp's best quotes
1/11 Signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan
"Mkhitaryan fits us like an arse on a bucket. What he offers is exactly what we need."
2/11 On his wife's books
"She wrote a book for children. It's like Harry Potter - but it about football. There's no Harry Potter flying on his f****** stick - just football."
3/11 His singing skills on the team bus
"I couldn't have been a rock star, although I do sing Country Road very loudly on the PlayStation karaoke game."
4/11 What he told his players after a poor first half
"I told my players during the break: Since we're here anyway, we might actually play a bit of football."
5/11 Are players banned from having sex before matches?
"My players sleep in double rooms the night before the match. I hope that nothing happens."
6/11 To a rival Schalke fan on the secret of winning the Bundesliga
"How do you explain to a blind person what colour is?"
7/11 Borussia Dortmund's rivalry with Bayern Munich
"We have a bow and arrow and if we aim well, we can hit the target. The problem is that Bayern has a bazooka. The probability that they will hit the target is clearly higher. But then Robin Hood was apparently quite successful."
8/11 On his playing career
"I never succeeded in bringing to the field what was going on in my brain. I had the talent for the fifth division, and the mind for the Bundesliga. The result was a career in the second division."
9/11 On Bayern
"They are like the Chinese in the business world. They look at what others are doing and copy it, just with more money."
10/11 Losing the 2013 Champions League final
"The only thing I can say is that it was great. London is the town of the Olympic Games. The weather was good, everything is OK. Only the result is s***."
11/11 On having had a hair transplant
"Yes, it's true. I underwent a hair transplant. And I think the results are really cool, don't you?"
They could, of course, still qualify for the Europa League next season by winning the competition.
Liverpool are next in action after the international break, taking on Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on 2 April.
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