Liverpool encouraged over pursuit of Sevilla winger Luis Alberto

Liverpool hope to step up talks for Sevilla winger Luis Alberto today.

Liverpool hope to step up talks for Sevilla winger Luis Alberto today.

The Daily Mail says the 20-year-old has been on loan at Barcelona B but yesterday was the deadline for the Catalan club to offer the midfielder a permanent contract.

Having tracked the youngster's progress and made it clear to his parent club they are interested in a deal Liverpool are optimistic they can add the promising talent to their ranks.

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