There has been some rumours emerge which have claimed Liverpool are winning the race to try and prise highly-rated Feyenoord defender Rodney Kongolo away from Dutch football.

The powerful midfielder is set to move on from Dutch club Feyenoord when he turns 16 and the Kop are heading a race for his signature.

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Kongolo’s older brother Terence, 19, plays in the Feyenoord first team.

But the Reds plan to take advantage of Feyenoord’s need for funds with a deal of around £1.5million in instalments. (Daily Mirror)

Rodgers has already proven that he is ready to bring through the young talents and give them a chance. So it was inevitable that he would buy young and the sixteen year old has great potential.