West Ham United have made a move for Dinamo Zagreb starlet Ante Coric, but face potential competition from a whole host of Premier League sides including Liverpool.
The Daily Star claims that Hammers boss Slaven Bilic, on punditry duty for ITV's coverage of Euro 2016, has already spoken to representatives of the 19-year-old to stake his interest in the midfielder who hit four goals and five assists in the Croatian Premier League.
He's under contract until 2020, but Zagreb would be willing to listen to offers for Coric providing clubs stump up £10m for the teenager, who has already made 80 appearances in all competitions for his side.
Fellow Premier League sides Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Liverpool are all reported as chasing the Croatia international, with Jurgen Klopp having called Coric directly to discuss a potential move and tour of the Reds' facilities, according to Sportske Novosti.
Liverpool have recently wrapped up a deal for Southampton winger Sadio Mane, with Klopp desperate to strengthen all areas at Anfield, as well as targeting talented young guns to nurture under his stewardship.
A move for Coric would signal his intent to continue this strategy, with Liverpool