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Liverpool should keep their tabs on Gibbs-White and Neves this Friday

Liverpool face Wolverhampton Wanderers this Friday, aiming to tighten their grip on top spot.

But their Friday night trip to Molineux should be treated as more than a must-win game; it can also be a scouting mission.

Wolves are likely to field two exciting young players, both of whom can add something to Liverpool in the long-term.

Jurgen Klopp must watch Ruben Neves and Morgan Gibbs-White in action against his men and decide whether to make moves for them.

Neves plays as a deep-lying central midfielder and his talent has attracted Juventus, according to Calcio Mercato.

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The 21-year-old, who has nine caps for Portugal, has scored two goals and picked up an assist this season.

But his all-round game has been impressive, with Who Scored noting that he has 38 tackles, 35 interceptions, 29 blocks, 761 passes and 14 key passes.

Liverpool were interested in Neves last summer, according to Four Four Two, and they could re-enter the race for him to provide a long-term solution in central midfield.

Klopp should also be watching Gibbs-White, who is playing a starring role for Wolves despite his young age.

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The 18-year-old may only be a teenager but he has not been daunted by the challenge of playing Premier League football.

The England under-19 international plays in a variety of midfield positions and he has started two Premier League games this season, in addition to making nine substitute appearances.

With seven successful dribbles, 130 passes, six key passes and one assist this season (as per Who Scored), Gibbs-White is a future star in the making.

Liverpool should consider moving for Gibbs-White and Neves in January and they can scout them firsthand this Friday.

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