Liverpool will compete with Monaco and Tottenham to sign Anderlecht midfielder Youri Tielemans, according to a report in French newspaper L'Equipe.
Monaco are said to lead the way for the 19-year-old midfielder, who has scored an impressive 18 goals and recorded 11 assists for Anderlecht this season.
Tielemans has been capped twice for Belgium and has attracted interest from many of Europe's top clubs .
Tielemans will face Manchester United with Anderlecht on Thursday, and Monaco now look to be overwhelming favourites for his signature.
Max Meyer is no closer to getting a new contract at Schalke, according to the club鈥檚 sporting director Christian Heidel.
Meyer has been linked with Liverpool and Tottenham in recent weeks, and he has just a year to run on his current deal with the Bundesliga club.
Heidel says that Meyer has to convince Schalke that he belongs in the team before he is handed a new deal.
鈥淎t the moment it does not make any sense to think about it,?Heidel told Bild. 鈥淢ax has to convince the coach that he belongs in the starting 11.?/p>