According to the Metro, Liverpool are keeping a watchful eye on Portuguese full-back Ricardo Pereira. The 23 year old Portugal international, who is experiencing his second loan spell with Ligue 1 outfit and high-flyers Nice, has scored three goals in 83 appearances for the French side. Pereira originally plies his trade for Portuguese giants Porto
Ricardo Pereira is one of a number of young prospects who were thrown in at the deep end at Vitória Guimarães – and grew up fast. The northern club was in financial meltdown in 2011 when newly appointed coach, the aptly named Rui Vitória, decided to start from scratch, relying on largely unknown youth players.