Liverpool and Chelsea are eyeing move for U-18 Uruguay international captain Sebastian Caceres, according to the British sources.
South American defender currently plays for Montevideo-based club Liverpool FC and a string of impressing performances has seen him linked with a switch to Premier League.
It’s believed that La Liga giants Barcelona have also kept close tabs on the talented defender for some time the youngster, however, Liverpool and Chelsea have stepped up their interest.
The Sun suggests that both Premier League club’s have sent scouts to watch Caceres off the back of the centre-back’s strong start to his first-team career.
Caceres has recently been on trial to Feyenoord, however, the defender remained with Liverpool FC after the Dutch club failed to wrap up the deal.
Meanwhile, Bundesliga runner-ups RB Leipzig are confident they will keep their star player Timo Werner beyond next summer despite rumours linking him with a switch to Liverpool and Real Madrid.
The 21-year-old forward has scored 25 times in 36 games for the German club since joining them from Stuttgart back in 2016.
Leipzig CEO Oliver Mintzlaff, claimed has they are confident over Werner future at Red Bull Arena.
“We play in the Champions League,” he said on Sky on Monday. “We offer Timo the chance to make the next step. We are totally relaxed.”