Liverpool are preparing a summer bid for Derby County midfielder Will Hughes, according to Football Direct News.
Derby County lost 1-0 to Queens Park Rangers in the Championship play-off final on Saturday, meaning another season in the second tier awaits for the Rams.
Highly-sought after midfielder Will Hughes is set to be the subject of interest from an array of clubs this summer, after an impressive season at the iPro Stadium.
The 19-year-old midfielder is high on Liverpool’s transfer wishlist and scouts from the Merseyside club have been to watch the youngster in action.
Brendan Rodgers is in need of more depth in midfield and the club are targeting Hughes as a suitable addition to the squad for the long-term.
The England under-21 international has two years left on his current deal at Steve McClaren’s side, and is worth in the region of £6 million.