Liverpool are keeping tabs on Benfica B starlet David Tavares according to Portuguese outlet O Jogo.
Tavares is a very physical player even at such a young age, and it is reported that he caught Jurgen Klopp’s eye during the pre-Champions League final friendly between the two sides, which took place in Marbella.
The 20-year-old is around 186cm tall, and Klopp is said to have been impressed with how he imposed himself on the game.
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Benfica were chosen as the opponents partly due to availability, but also thanks to a tactical similarity that Klopp and his staff saw between them and Tottenham. The game also appears to have had the added benefit of providing a first-hand look at a potential arrival.
It might not be the big-name signing that Reds fans will crave this summer, but who knows, in a few years it could prove to be an astute signing should the club fully pursue it.