Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk, often the go-to European destination for the best young talent South America, has to offer are also said to be interested in the gifted teenager; as are Liverpool’s Premier League rivals Manchester City, according to UOL.
Liverpool could hold an advantage in negotiations after recently completing the signing of goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga from Fluminense.
Noted as a strong ball carrier with plenty of pace, Football Talent Scout compared Kayky with compatriot and Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar.
There’s a long line of illustrious Brazilian forwards to whet the appetite as Kopites consider the prospect of landing Kayky – perhaps a potential long-term successor to Roberto Firmino or even the new Philippe Coutinho.
In the meantime, these Reds have been reacting on Twitter to the potential arrival of a star of the future, with one Kopite dubbing him a “Neymar regen”…
Twitter: @LFCTransferRoom @PauloFBS @NETFLU I like this new approach of buying 16 and 17 year olds. Already bearing its frui… https://t.co/qch0aLScqf (@SaucySinama)
Twitter: @LFCApproved i´m from Brazil, he´s amazing. (@guinholfc)
Twitter: @LFCTransferRoom @PauloFBS @NETFLU Just hurry up and sign him then (@1CraigFisher)
Twitter: @LFCTransferRoom @PauloFBS @NETFLU Hope no issues with immigration work permit issues like Allan (@uncletunj)
Twitter: @LFCApproved Pitaluga could be a big part in getting him over, would have been friends from the academy (@LFC_Mxcky)
Twitter: I’m hearing this guy is a Neymar regen. Bring him in https://t.co/KsLTtnfJUe (@9squeeze)