Can Liverpool Revive Faded Starlet Who Broke Pele’s Records?

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Reports claim that Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign the Brazilian international Alexandre Pato.

Pato is currently on loan at Sao Paulo, where he he rebuilt his career afters years in the doldrums. Now the president of his parent club Corinthians has claimed that Pato's form has won him in move to the Premier League. 

Robero de Andrade said: "There is an agreement in principle with Liverpool for the transfer in the coming weeks.

"Pato had long expressed a desire to return to Europe.

"Liverpool await, there are a few missing details, but Klopp will have a new reinforcement and for Pato the Premier League will be a new springboard."

Great things were expected of Pato as a teenager, before injuries derailed his career. As a youngster he broke a record long-held by Pele, when Pato became the youngest player to score in a FIFA-organised tournament when he found the net in the 2006 Club World Cup.

His exploits won him a £20m move to AC Milan in 2007, but by 2012 he moved back to Brazil with Corinthians. Can Liverpool revive a once spectacular talent? Watch some recent highlights of him in action and make up your mind.


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