Liverpool are reportedly favourites to sign Fulham 17 year old star Patrick Roberts.
Dubbed the ‘English Lionel Messi’, Roberts is also being courted by Chelsea and Arsenal ahead of the opening of the January transfer window.
Liverpool are leading the race to sign him, according to the Daily Mirror, having sent scouts to watch him three times so far this season.
Fulham are allegedly desperate to keep hold of their young star but could be willing to accept a deal which sees him rejoin the Championship club on loan.
In the videos above and below you can understand why he is being touted as the ‘English Lionel Messi’.