Liverpool Join London Duo In Tabling Offer For Barcelona Starlet

By on March 27, 2013

Despite the transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Liverpool join a growing list of clubs who’ve approach Barca starlet Sergi Canos.

Liverpool have joined rivals Arsenal and Chelsea in tabling an offer for Barcelona starlet Sergi Canos with the trio understood to be keen on luring him to the Premier League, according to the Express.

16-year-old Canos has emerged as one of the most highly-rated youngsters at Barcelona’s famous La Masia Youth Academy but it seems he’s caught the eye of a number of top teams  in England.

The Express claim that Arsenal and Chelsea have already approached the teenager and offered him a three-year contract worth roughly £15,000-a-year, while Manchester City are also believed to be keen. But the trio now have competition from a fourth club with Liverpool also understood to have made an approach for the talented forward after scouting him for some time.

The newspaper suggests the player – who’s predominantly regarded as a striker but can also play right wing – is reluctant to discuss his future despite his agent holding talks with interested parties about a potential move, while Barca are believed to have warned several of their young stars about having their heads turned by big-money offers from abroad.

Read more Arsenal transfer news | Chelsea transfer news | Liverpool transfer news

‘Poaching’ young players from academy’s throughout Europe has become common-place by English clubs with the likes of Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City all raiding boosting their youth ranks in recent years.

Most famous would be the case of Cesc Fabregas who the Gunners picked up as a 16-year-old from Barca. Arsene Wenger turned him into a world class midfielder before selling him back to the Spanish giants at a huge profit. Could Canos be the next ‘Fabregas’? We’ll have to wait and see…

What do you make of English clubs signing talent from throughout Europe? Do you have sympathy for the likes of Barcelona? Get involved in the comments section below.

Best of the web

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *