The Bayern Munich star is reported to be a target for the Merseyside outfit, with the Reds believed to be lining up a £37m bid to sign the World Cup winner in the summer transfer window.
Gotze is currently in Qatar with his Bayern team-mates at a training camp as he works on his fitness following a lengthy lay-off with an injury.
And he looked to be in a good mood as he posed for a picture with Nadal, and his Bayern team-mates Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer.
Gotze posted the picture above on his personal Instagram account and wrote: “Qatar! @manuelneuer @_rl9 @rafaelnadal #partofmario”
Liverpool played out a 2-2 draw with Exeter City in the third round of the FA Cup on Friday night.
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