Liverpool close in on South American youngster

Liverpool close in on South American youngster
Liverpool are believed to be the front-runners to land Peruvian teenager Andy Polo.

Liverpool are reportedly close to bringing Peruvian teenager Andy Polo to Anfield on a long-term deal.

The 17-year-old, who has been compared to Brazil international Robinho, is expected to travel to Liverpool next month to pen a contract with the Reds, according to talkSPORT.

The Universitario striker has been targeted by Premier League outfit Arsenal as well as Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Polo, nicknamed La Joya (The Jewel) made his first-team debut for the Peruvian club last year and has netted three goals in 13 appearances.

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