Liverpool scout watches 'special' midfield star

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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers sent his chief scout Barry Hunter to Milton Keynes to watch highly-rated teenager Dele Alli in action at the weekend.

According to the Daily Mail, the Anfield club have stepped up their interest in the 17-year-old after Rodgers personally watched him last week.

That means Hunter's trip is Liverpool's second to Stadium:MK in less than a week, suggesting Rodgers' interest in the teenager is real.

Hunter was in attendance as Alli scored in the Dons' 3-2 win over Shrewsbury Town at the weekend. Rodgers had watched Alli impress in the FA Cup against Championship opposition Wigan Athletic last week.

The report notes Liverpool were not the only club watching Alli, and they're likely to face a battle for his signature should they lodge an official bid for the talented midfielder later this month.

MK Dons boss Karl Robinson hailed Alli as a 'special' player after he established himself in the club's team this season.

The England under-17 international has nine caps for his country, and has scored two League One goals in 16 appearances so far in his career.

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