The Merseyside outfit Liverpool have been reported to be in secret contact with Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt ahead of the summer transfer window.
The Reds team have been linked with the star Defender over the past few months and it is speculated that they will Strike a deal at the end of the season.
Top European sides have also been linked with the signature of the Ajax star defender with the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid looking to secure a signature.
However, a well-renowned Spanish football expert Guillem Balague claims that the Reds team have already contacted the camp of the player without the knowledge of the public.
It is now unclear if Liverpool will win his signature, as they will like to land the defensive partnership with his countryman Virgil Van Dijk.
The quality of the Liverpool team is not in doubt. They have conceded fewer goals in the just concluded season but manager Jurgen Klopp will seek to have the player in order to have a more formidable team for the coming season.
Meanwhile, Liverpool was unlucky to lose out of the English Premier League title.
They have the hope to win the Champions League as a consolidation when they clash with Tottenham in June.