Werder Bremen starlet Marko Marin has attracted attention from a number of Premier League clubs, and looks set to leave before the end of the season.
Reports in Germany suggest that the 21-year-old winger, dubbed the 'German Messi', will become the subject of a bidding war between Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool and could command a large transfer fee.
Manchester United have been previously linked with Marin, who would favour a move to England, but journalists are now reporting that it is a three-way race between two North London clubs and Liverpool.
Spurs manager Harry Redknapp already has an abundance of midfielders at his disposal so a move would seem unlikely, and Gunners boss Arsene Wenger will be as cautious as ever over inflated prices that are likely to escalate in a bidding war.
That could pave the way for Kenny Dalglish and Liverpool to part with some of the money that chairman John Werner has promised will be available to strengthen the squad at Anfield, providing it benefits the long-term future of the team.
With four goals and five assists to his name in seventeen appearances from midfield this season, Marin looks like he sets the bill.
His departure from Bremen is certain, but as yet the destination remains unknown.