Liverpool are exceptionally good at identifying talent who have the potential to develop into world-class players in the future. Their recruiting department use both traditional scouting reports and statistical analysis when looking at possible targets.
The Bundesliga is of particular interest, considering that Germany does tend to offer chances to young, inexperienced players, who get tested very early on at an elite level.
Of course, the Reds may not make many signings during the January transfer window, but like with Takumi Minamino, sporting director Michael Edwards may exploit any opportunities that do emerge.
Press the “next page” as we identify five players currently playing in the Bundesliga that Liverpool scouts could be monitoring: