The Liverpool Echo says the Reds currently have no plans to table a bid for Derby County’s Hughes in January.
Despite having sent scouts to Derby matches and monitored Hughes’ progress, Liverpool are not preparing to table an offer.
Surrey-born Hughes made his Derby first-team debut at the age of 16 and went on to become the second youngest player to represent England Under-21s.
The England U21 ace is also being linked with Manchester United ahead of the January market.
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