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Liverpool, Arsenal remain in hunt for Sporting CP whizkid Nuno Mendes

Liverpool have made a move for Sporting CP whizkid Nuno Mendes.

Record says both the Reds and Arsenal have contacted Sporting Lisbon with the Portuguese giants desperate to tie the teenager down to a new contract complete with a £40m release clause.

Sporting Lisbon president Frederico Varandas says of their prospect: “Nuno Mendes is dazzling.

“Just let the years go by and they will get there.

“I have no doubt that Nuno Mendes will be the future left-back of the (Portuguese) National Team. We have players of unbelievable talent (in the academy)."

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