Liverpool in advanced talks with 18-year-old Portuguese rising star

Merseyside club are reportedly among the clubs interested in signing Benfica youngster Rafal Brito. U19 Portugal international has played 17 matches for the Liga NOS club’s B and reserve teams this campaign so far. Rafael is predominantly a defensive midfielder but is also capable of playing as a defender.

Merseyside club are among the clubs interested in signing the 18-year-old youngster who is among the finest talents in Benfica’s academy. This report also claims that Liverpool along with Barcelona and Real Madrid, tried to acquire his signature and still identify him as a transfer target. Rafael has vast potential and can achieve big success.

Brito has been quite promising for Benfica’s junior teams, and he could well become a first-team footballer for them provided he keeps doing well for them. If he moves to Anfield, then it would not be easy for him to make the first-team even in the coming years as the club already have good teenagers who are capable of making the senior team.

Liverpool have fantastic consequences in the Premier League this campaign as they are leading the table. Merseyside club signed several players during the summer transfer window like Sepp van den Berg from Zwolle, Harvey Elliott from Fulham, Spanish goalkeeper Adrian and English shot-stopper Andy Lonergan.

Reds also added Takumi Minamino from RB Salzburg during this January. English club strongly linked with Real Madrid playmaker Isco, RB Leipzig centre-forward Timo Werner, Wolves winger Adama Traore, Arsenal striker Gabriel Martinelli, Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare and Bayer Leverkusen attacker Kai Havertz.