According to Sky Sport Italia’s Gianluca Di Marzio, Liverpool are keeping a watching brief on Empoli midfield duo Piotr Zielinski and Leandro Paredes.
Zielinski, a 21-year-old Polish international is actually on loan at the Tuscan club from Udinese whilst the young South American Paredes, is the property of Roma. The Anfield club have sent their scouting team to observe the two in action on more than one occasion, as manager Jurgen Klopp continues to earmark summer reinforcements.
Strengthening the central midfield area is a priority for the German and the two highly-rated youngsters are certainly on the club’s radar. A host of other European clubs are also taking note of the pair who have had excellent season’s so far at a club that has defied the experts pre-season prediction, that they would be one of the favourites for relegation.