Liverpool are understood to have had scouts watch Bayer Leverkusen 18-year-old Kai Havertz.
Havertz captained Germany Under 19’s to a 5-1 win over Belarus on Wednesday.
The midfielder scored four goals and assisted the other.
Who is Kai Havertz?
Havertz was born in 1999 and is an attacking midfielder.
He can also play as a right-sided midfielder or just as a central midfielder.
The 18-year-old has already made 33 appearances for Leverkusen’s first-team, including; 28 Bundesliga appearances and three Champions League appearances.
Last Friday, he appeared as a substitute in a 1-1 draw with Schalke, making his fourth Bundesliga appearance of the season.
Havertz has drawn comparisons to both Michael Ballack and Mesut Ozil.
Premier League interest
The Meyerside club are not the only Premier League club said to be interested in signing the Leverkusen teenager.
Manchester United and Arsenal were also believed to have scouts in attendance at the game.
Kai Havertz thoroughly made an impression by scoring four in a 5-1 win.
Germany Under 19’s are back in action on Saturday when they take on Northern Ireland.
Fans react to Havertz
another player Liverpool should even buy now and loan back is Kai Havertz, the kid seems to be very legit
— Leonard Archer (@fishpainting) October 5, 2017
— James Nalton (@JDNalton) October 5, 2017
Kai Havertz senior stats (Bundesliga, UCL & Pokal)
Quite amazing for someone who turned 18 just two months ago. pic.twitter.com/sWSyDJoFrs
— FootballTalentScout (@FTalentScout) October 4, 2017
Kai Havertz is really special
— – (@euricoftbl) October 4, 2017
Our youngsters Kai Havertz and Sam Schreck take the corner challenge!
Who can score the most goals from the corner behind the net? pic.twitter.com/vWxmTRYf7I
— Bayer 04 Leverkusen (@bayer04_en) October 3, 2017
Watch out for Kai Havertz this season, baby Özil coming thru at Leverkusen
— Dave (@WideCreator) September 7, 2017
Also in completely unrelated news: Kai Havertz is very good.
— Alex (@alex_fussball) September 6, 2017
Kai Havertz looks a cracking player. Fast, intelligent and a great worker. @bayer04_en have got a real gem
— StephenThirkill (@StephenThirkill) September 5, 2017