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Liverpool aware they must fight to get this young defender

Timothy Aiyeku

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Sebastian Walukiewicz

Liverpool have been told they will have to work hard if they want to win the race for the signature of young defender Sebastian Walukiewicz when the winter transfer window which will be reopened in six weeks’ time.

Daily Express reports that the 18-year-old centre-back has impressed in the Polish top flight this season and that has caught the attention of most clubs who are keen on having his signature.

The Anfield side will face competition from Premier League title contenders Arsenal, Chelsea Spanish giants Barcelona.

Munro Deportivo journalist Francesc Aguilar, who confirmed the interest for the Polish youngster mentioned Liverpool as a major.

Walukiewicz currently plays in the first team for Ekstraklasa side Pogon Szczecin with 13 caps to his name this season.

Liverpool are hoping to have the young lad come in to understudy former Southampton Virgil van Dijk for the future as it is obvious that he will not be able to make the first XI at the Anfield.

The Reds have set the ambition of winning the Premier League or the Champions League in this campaign and they will not be ready to leave anything to chance.

There are indications that the Anfield side will do all it takes to invest on the player so as to build the club’s future.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.