Liverpool are reportedly battling it out with Benfica to sign Vasco da Gama starlet Talles Magno.

Magno broke into Vasco da Gama’s first-team in the second half of last season and the 17-year-old forward has established himself as one of the most exciting youngsters in Brazil with a series of outstanding performances.

The teenager’s displays have not gone unnoticed in Europe, with elite teams from France, Spain, Portugal and England all chasing his signature.

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