Dundee United wonderkid Kerr Smith is reportdely a target for Liverpool with the Anfield giants set to put the 16-year-old “on the road to follow Andy Robertson.”
Smith has been linked with the likes of Manchester United, Everton and Aston Villa after bursting to prominence at Tannadice and now Jurgen Klopp’s side are said to be keen on a move.
The Sun report that “Kop spies” have been keeping an eye on the defender, who came off the bench yesterday to replace veteran Charlie Mulgrew.
Smith made his first-team debut in February and has gone on to be a regular member of the United squad since, making four Premiership appearances so far this season.
While the Arabs aren’t going to want to lose one of their prized assets cheaply, there won’t be much they can do if the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool want to take him south of the border.
Smith’s contract is up in the summer of 2023 so the Premier League sides will have to pay up or wait another 18 months to get their hands on the Scotland youth international.
Arabs boss Thomas Courts praised Smith for coming off the bench after a tough week for the teen, saying he was “really proud” of the Montrose-born defender after replacing Charlie Mulgrew at half-time of the 5-2 defeat by Hearts.
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