Reports emanating from the capital suggest that the Reds are considering a move for Pritchard, who is yet to sign a new deal with Spurs as he weighs up his future in North London, having yet to break into the first team squad under Andre-Villas Boas.
The attacking midfielder, who turns 20 in May, has caught the eye on numerous occasions whilst starring for Spurs in the NextGen series this season; most notably in their 4-1 defeat of Barcelona, and scoring twice versus German side Wolfsburg.
It is believed that Alex Inglethorpe, newly installed as the Reds’ reserve team coach, may attempt to convince Pritchard that his future lies in Liverpool, having been the youngster’s youth team coach at Spurs. Indeed it was Inglethorpe who presided over the impressive NextGen victory versus Barcelona, and has been key in the player’s development.
Should Liverpool swoop for Pritchard after his contract expires, no transfer fee would have to be paid; however the Reds would be forced to pay a compensation fee to Spurs, due to the player being developed through their academy.
If no fee can be agreed, an independent tribunal will decide the final amount.
Check out Pritchard in action below, scoring two excellent goals.
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