Liverpool have stepped up their interest in Real Betis wonderkid Daniel Ceballos, according to reports in Spain.

The 19-year-old has been tipped as one for the future and clubs around Europe have shown an interest.

Arsenal and Chelsea have both scouted the midfielder, who has been likened to Barcelona legend Xavi.

However, according to Marca, Liverpool are now fighting hard for Ceballos and hope to win the race for him.

The Spaniard's contract expires at the end of the season, meaning he could leave and clubs would just pay a compensation fee.

Betis are desperate to hold onto the teen sensation and will reportedly hold contract talks with him later this month.

Source: talkSPORT

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