Date published: Monday 10th June 2019 4:24
Liverpool scouts were left impressed by Benfica starlet David Tavares during a friendly between the two sides, a report claims.
The game was used as preparation for the Anfield club ahead of their Champions League final against Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid, before which Jurgen Klopp‘s side spent time over in Spain acclimatising to the weather.
They state that Klopp’s scouts liked what they saw from midfielder David Tavares ‘due to his physical form and his aggressiveness.
In particular, the source states the 20-year-old impressed the Reds when going into tackles, but they claim no approaches have yet been made over a deal.
Tavares was apparently meant to join Benfica’s first team squad this season but couldn’t due to an injury he sustained, however he is expected to play a greater role next season.
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