The agent of Real Madrid winger Rodrygo reveals that Liverpool were interested in handing the Brazilian his first expert contract while he was still at Santos.
The agent of Real Madrid winger Rodrygo has actually validated that Liverpool were interested in the Brazilian previous to his switch to the Bernabeu.
The 19- year-old was extremely yearned for after breaking onto the scene at Santos, and Madrid ultimately won the race for his signature in 2018, concurring a EUR45 m (₤392 m) offer to sign up with one year later on.
Nevertheless, the child’s agent Nick Arcuri has actually exposed that Liverpool attempted to poach Rodrygo prior to he had actually even signed his first expert contract with Santos.
“When Rodrygo went to make his first professional contract with Santos, aged 16, a Liverpool director called me. Saying that Klopp already knew the player, had seen the material, had already come to see Rodrygo personally,” Arcuri is priced estimate as stating by the Liverpool ECHO.
” He had actually gone into YouTube, browsed ‘skills from Brazil’, Rodrygo had actually appeared and he was veryyoung He concerned Brazil, liked him. They called me, the Liverpool director desired him to be his first finalizing, Rodrygo.
“I went to England, sat in London, Liverpool have an office in London. I brought the proposal to Modesto, then president of Santos. Modesto didn’t accept. It was Rodrygo’s sale so when he turned 18 he’d go to Liverpool. It turned out that Santos didn’t want to sell Rodrygo and made the first professional contract. So it was Rodrygo’s first official proposal, he was 16 and it was Liverpool.”
Rodrygo has actually because made 18 appearances for Real Madrid, scoring 7 goals.