The Brazilian has made an instant impact on the Premier League having arrived under the radar somewhat from French Ligue 1 club Rennes for £17million (BBC) last summer.
Jurgen Klopp will almost certainly be looking to bolster his attacking ranks ahead of the 2021/22 campaign and Liverpool Echo journalist Ian Doyle, as cited by Anfield Watch, believes the 24-year-old could be one of those the Reds target.
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Described as ‘spotaneous’ by heralded Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa, the skilful Brazilian has certainly been catching the eye during his debut campaign in England.
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There is certainly an abundance of fringe players in the Liverpool squad that could sweeten any potential deal.
The likes of Harry Wilson, Divock Origi, Xherdan Shaqiri and Takumi Minamino would all be considered as candidates to head to Elland Road, were the Reds to pursue a cash plus player type deal.