​Liverpool are looking to loan out Rhian Brewster in January, with Swansea City making an official approach to the Reds over the forward's availability.

The 19-year-old has been restricted to just two first-team appearances during the 2019/20 campaign, both of which came in the Carabao Cup. He is one of the most highly-rated young talents at the club though, with the Reds looking to get him game time elsewhere to further his development. 

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In 11 games for the ​Liverpool youth teams this term, the teenager has scored five goals and registered one assist, with that form alerting a whole host of ​Championship clubs to his abilities.

According to ​Wales Online, Brewster could be on his way to ​Swansea after representatives from the Liberty Stadium outfit made contact with Reds officials about a proposed switch to Steve Cooper's side.

However, a deal is far from secure, and the Swans must beat off competition from ​Premier League rivals, following interest from ​Crystal Palace and newly-promoted ​Aston Villa.

​The Times claim that ​Leeds are also in the race for Brewster's signature, though Swansea hold the advantage due to Cooper's relationship with the Reds youth product.

In autumn of 2017, the pair were both involved in the England Under-17s' World Cup triumph, with the striker collecting the tournament's Golden Boot. Their familiarity could prove decisive in where the teenager ends up.


Leeds' attempts to bring Brewster to Elland Road may be hindered by coach Marcelo Bielsa's treatment of on-loan ​Arsenal frontman Eddie Nketiah, who is still waiting on his first league start for the Whites, despite having joined in August.

Liverpool will want Brewster to benefit from his time away from Merseyside, and should therefore look elsewhere to avoid a similar scenario as that of Nketiah.

Villa and Palace, on the other hand, will need a more experienced player to lead their frontline in the top flight, with the Midlands side currently fighting a relegation battle. Brewster doesn't fit the bill for either of them, but he could blossom for the promotion-chasing Swans.

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