The Premier League rivals will battle it out for MK Dons’ Alli.
Arsenal and Liverpool have both been keeping tabs on MK Dons wonderkid Dele Alli and are prepared to offer the club a buy and loan offer for the teenager, according to the Mirror.
Despite being only 17-years-old Alli has been making a big name for himself at the League One side and senior scouts from both Premier League outfits were present to watch the midfielder in Dons’ opening league match against Shrewsbury Town on Saturday.
Alli is arguably the greatest product of the youth system at Stadium mk and is expected to play a big part in manager Karl Robinson’s plans this season.
However, a large enough offer should be sufficient to convince Dons into selling – especially if the midfield ace is loaned back to the club as part of the deal.
Alli has only just broken into the first team in the past 12 months after impressing in the academy and played seven matches for Robinson’s men in the 2012/13 campaign.
The midfielder has also earned eight caps to date for the England under-17s and is tipped to go onto great things in the future.
The saga to sign the teenage sensation could stretch relations between the Gunners and the Reds even further, with tension high among the two clubs due to the ongoing affair of Arsenal trying to sign Luis Suarez.
Issues have emerged between the pair and if the race to sign Alli also becomes a bidding war, it’s likely to break down all negotiations among the two sides.