Liverpool have 'made overtures' to Serie A record breaker

Liverpool are among the clubs tracking AC Milan starlet Francesco Camarda, according to a report.

The 15-year-old forward become the youngest player in Serie A history when he came on as a second-half substitute in Milan's 1-0 win over Fiorentina at the weekend.

A prolific goalscorer in Milan's academy – with reportedly over 400 stikes at youth level – Camarda had to be granted special dispensation from the Italian FA in order to play for Milan's first team, given his age.

While he can sign a first professional contract with the Rossoneri in March when he turns 16, the youngster is naturally attracting interest from a host of clubs across the continent – including Liverpool.

According to 90min, the Reds have 'made overtures' to Camarda's family, while Chelsea and Manchester City have offered similar proposals to bring the player to England.

Meanwhile, European heavyweights Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Dortmund are all name-checked as interested in the teenage forward.

Speaking prior to Camarda's attention-grabbing cameo on Saturday, Milan manager Stefano Pioli said of the youngster: "Talent has no age, and he has a lot of it.

"Destiny sometimes creates opportunities for you, we will need to be good at accompanying him in his growth because we are talking about a very young boy.

"From a character point of view Camarda is very mature, he is ready to give us a hand if needed, in these days he has done very well. I'm sure he'll have a great future."

90min's report adds that Camarda – who has four goals in six outings for Italy's Under-17 side – is settled in Milan and likely to sign a deal with his boyhood club next spring. However, Milan remain 'worried' about the level of interest from other clubs like Liverpool.

The Reds have made a concerted effort to bring in some of the best youth talent available to their academy in recent seasons, including the likes of Stefan Bajcetic (Celta Vigo), Ben Doak (Celtic) and, most recently, Trey Nyoni (Leicester City).

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