Liverpool interest in Sporting Lisbon winger Jeffren Suarez has been confirmed by his representatives. The former Barcelona starlet recently switched agents and Jorge Llagostera Herrera, who is part of Jeffren's new management company, admitted the Reds are keen.

He told Record: "Yes, Liverpool and other Premier League clubs have been watching the player, they are attentive to Jeffren."

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants to take Jeffren on-loan in January with the view to a permanent deal in June.