Liverpool are trying to secure a 16-year-old centerback signature from Sertabigo before the new Brexit transfer restrictions are introduced on January 1.
The report first came out of Spain before a Merseyside-based journalist reported as well.
Bajcetic has been with Celta’s Academy for seven years and has participated in Team B twice this season.
Once the deal is signed, he will join the Liverpool Academy team.
New rules after Brexit restrict the signatures of foreign players under the age of 21 and completely prohibit the signatures of foreign players under the age of 18.
Speaking earlier this month, Jurgen Klopp “Brexit, I’m still waiting for the first advantage of it that someone can tell me, what really improves after Brexit.
“Obviously, it’s not me to judge or say a lot, but as an interested person, I just wait until the first really positive impact of Brexit appears. To be honest, for now. I don’t remember much.
“The FA wants clubs not to sign too many players from other countries because they are afraid that enough English talent will go their way.
“”[But] Looking at the UK youth national team at this point, as before, they are in the top two or three for almost all age groups. [the new restrictions on transfers].. “
Meanwhile, Liverpool has also accepted a bid from Calum Scanlon’s Birmingham City for a 15-year-old British international youth.
– Soccer Sports
Liverpool are approaching a deal with a teenage defender before the Brexit rules begin-Liverpool FC
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