By Scott Taylor
Pedro Chirivella could be on his way out of Anfield, with La Liga side Real Madrid keen on bringing him back to Spain. Liverpool beat Real Madrid to the signature of the midfielder last summer, after paying £200,000 in compensation fees to his former side Valencia. The La Liga could be back in for their man, with a large offer being readied. Chirivella has just in the middle of his four year contract with the Reds, so if he does go, then Liverpool will get a small compensation fee.
Chirivella has seen his development rise through the roof with the Reds, with only injuries halting his progress. The midfielder, 17, started off in the Under 18s before making his debut for the Under 21s in a 1-0 win at Stoke, when he was just 16 years of age. The Spaniard has been training with the first team on occassions this season as well as earning valuable European experience with the Under 19s in the UEFA Youth League.
Like most young prodgy’s at Liverpool, Chirivella has international experience. He started off in Spain’s Under 16 team, gradually rising through the ranks and is now captain of the Spain Under 18s. In the last year Chirivella did play for the Under 17s, making nine appearances and scoring twice.
He has been hailed as the next Xabi Alonso by many pundits in Spain, so will Chirivella live up to that and break into the first team, or will Carlo Ancelotti’s men get their man?
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