Liverpool Target Daniel Amartey in January

Ghanaian defender Daniel Amartey has confirmed that he is in talks with the Liverpool ahead of January move.

The 18 year old youngster, who can play also play as a attacking midfielder is possible to join Liverpool in £1.5m deal and already spoken to Rodgers about joining the Reds, according to the Daily Star.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been impressed by the form shown by Amartey in Swedish side Djurgarden IF and it has been reported that £1.5m move for Amartey has confirmed.

Amartey said, “I have been in contact with the Liverpool management.”

“I hope we can sort a transfer out – it’s a great club to play for.”

Amartey has appeared 22 times for Djurgarden so far, and the club hope they might be able to keep the youngster on loan for the remainder of the season.