Liverpool are close to completing the signing of 15-year-old Swiss midfielder Nicholas Hunziker from Basel, according to The
The Reds were one of a number of top European sides who sent scouts to watch the youngster make his debut for the Swiss youth side, in which he scored a hat-trick.
Now, Liverpool want to put a deal in place in order to bring Hunziker to Anfield before another side snaps him up.
It is reported that Hunziker would be able to move to Merseyside for a minimal fee, as Kenny Dalglish seeks to add youth to his squad as he builds for the future.
The young midfielder is apparently hopeful that the move will go through and keen to test himself with a move to the Premier League.
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