Liverpool set to rival Man United in £10m transfer chase for PL starlet

According to reports from Mirror Football, Liverpool have joined Manchester City and Manchester United in the race to sign West Ham’s Reece Oxford during the summer transfer window.

The 17-year-old rose to acclaim with a Man of the Match display against Arsenal on the opening day of the season, marking world-class playmaker Mesut Ozil out of the game during his Premier League debut.

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The centre-back come defensive midfielder went on to make just six more league appearances for the Hammers but remains highly rated, boasting 22 youth caps for England between the U16 and U19 age groups.

Accordingly, a number of the Premier League’s top clubs have taken an interest in the £10million-rated prodigy ahead of the summer transfer window according to Mirror Football, including Liverpool.

However, they face noteworthy competition for Oxford’s signature from the Manchester giants. United were linked with the youngster by ESPN earlier this week and Mirror Football document their interest once again.

Oxford, whose Hammers contract expires in 2019, wants his future decided before departing for England U19 duty next week.