Liverpool FC interested in deal for 23-year-old Portugal forward – report

Liverpool FC are one of four Premier League clubs interested in a deal to sign Sporting Lisbon forward Gelson Martins, according to a report

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Liverpool FC are interested in a deal to sign Sporting Lisbon forward Gelson Martins, according to a report.

The Daily Telegraph, as quoted by the Daily Mirror, is reporting that the Reds are interested in a deal to sign the Portugal international.

The same article states that Liverpool FC are one of four Premier League clubs interested in a deal to sign Martins from Sporting Lisbon.

According to the same story, Arsenal, Everton and Tottenham Hotspur are all keeping tabs on the Portugal international.

Martins is sure to be one of the hottest priorities in the summer transfer market.

He is available to sign on a free transfer this summer after the Portuguese talent cancelled his contract with Sporting Lisbon.

The Portuguese side are in turmoil and Martins is one of four players who has moved to terminate their deals due to just cause.

The 23-year-old would have commanded a significant transfer fee giving his rising status as a star of Portuguese football.

Martins netted 13 times in 52 games in all competitions last season to attract interest from Arsenal, Liverpool FC and Spurs.

The Gunners signed German goalkeeper Bernd Leno in a £20m move from Bayer Leverkusen on Tuesday evening.

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