Liverpool’s curiosity in Colombian teen Kevin Mantilla has been confirmed by the president of his present membership CA Talleres, in line with studies from South America.
The Reds’ curiosity within the centre-back has been well-reported over the previous yr – however studies in December urged that Liverpool had not made critical contact since first expressing an curiosity after he impressed eventually yr’s South American under-20s championships.
Nevertheless, Argentinian outlet La Voz quote Talleres president Andres Fassi as saying: “It is true, they (Liverpool) have been following him for 4 months now, they usually requested us for details about his bodily information.”
Brighton and Hove Albion are additionally claimed to be inquisitive about a transfer for the 20 yr previous, who moved to Argentina from Colombian facet Independiente Santa Fe in July.
Regardless of confirming the curiosity from the 2 English golf equipment, Fassi gave a easy ‘no’ when requested if the membership’s intention was to promote the defender.
Mantilla initially discovered himself out and in of the Talleres beginning line-up, however established himself as a first-team common earlier than the season got here to an in depth in November, with the brand new marketing campaign set to get beneath means on the finish of this month.
According to the Colombian arm of AS, Mantilla is beneath contract till December 2027.
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