Liverpool have been tracking teenage Brazilian talent Luis Guilherme, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The 17-year-old attacking midfielder currently plays for Palmeiras, where he has signed a new long-term contract until 2026 – the maximum length of time for an under-18 player allowed by Brazilian law.
According to transfer reporter Romano, Palmeiras as already preparing for the player's sale and have inserted a €55m (£48m) release clause into his new deal.
It is added that Liverpool have been following Guilherme for a 'long time'.
Along with the Reds' interest, Romano claims that Bayern Munich, Chelsea and other 'European top clubs' have been scouting the wonderkid, who can play as an attacking midfielder or winger and is capped at Under-20 level for Brazil.
In other reports, both Real Madrid and Barcelona have been name-checked as possible suitors, as well as Manchester United and West Ham.
🇧🇷 Official, confirmed. Luiz Guilherme signs new long term deal until 2026 as €55m release clause is included.
Bayern, Liverpool, Chelsea and more European top clubs have been following Luiz for long time 👀 https://t.co/xJNBx2mZPK
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 2, 2023
Guilherme isn't the only Brazilian youngster of interest to Liverpool.
The Reds saw an enquiry for Fluminense midfielder Andre Trindade knocked back during the summer, but could return with a January bid for the 22-year-old.
Andre will star in the Copa Libertadores final for Fluminense against Boca Juniors on 4 November.