Liverpool face competition from Barcelona for Hellas Verona midfielder Juan Manuel Iturbe.

Iturbe is on-loan at Verona from Porto and been in sensational form in Italy this season.

A Bola says Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is having Iturbe watched, but will face competition from Barca in January.

Barca's Argentine coach Tata Martino has been a long time fan of Iturbe since his days with River Plate.

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