The 15-year-old is highly regarded within Dutch football, having represented the Netherlands national team five times at U16 level, and currently plies his trade with Ado Den Haag.
The Eredivisie outfit’s academy has produced a number of noteworthy talents in recent years, including Chelsea starlet Nathan Ake, Newcastle No.1 Tim Krul and winger Eljero Elia, who has gone on to claim 27 senior Oranje caps.
According to The Daily Mail, Liverpool have already ‘registered’ their interest in Aberkane and are now closing in on a deal that will bring him to Anfield during the summer transfer window.
The right-footed teenage prodigy is first and foremost a centre-back but can also operate as a full-back on either side of the defence.
Jurgen Klopp is expected to invest heavily in defensive options this summer, with the Reds conceding the joint-most goals of any club in the Premier League’s top half this season alongside Chelsea.
But aged just 15, Aberkane’s first team debut for the Merysiders remains some way off.