Brendan Rodgers
Rodgers is reportedly looking to revive his interest in Swedish youngster Valmir BerishaReuters

Liverpool are reportedly looking to revive their interest in Swedish starlet Valmir Berisha in January.

The 18-year-old striker was earlier heavily linked with a move to the Premier League following his impressive performances in the 2013 Under-17 World Cup, where he was the top scorer with seven goals.

However, Berisha, who is being dubbed as the next Zlatan Ibrahimovic, opted to move to AS Roma last January, rejecting interests from the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Now it is believed that the teenager is desperately looking to make a move out of Roma after failing to make a single appearance for the senior team.

Some reports in Italy have indicated that the player may be loaned out in January so that he gets exposed to more first team football.

Although Greek side Panathaniko are believed to be leading the race to secure the teenager's signature on loan in January, the Express claims that the Reds have also revived their interest in Berisha.

Reds boss Brendan Rodgers, who is desperate to sign a new striker after both his summer signings – Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert – turned out to be flops this season, is reportedly considering Berisha as a temporary solution to solve his attacking crisis until he finds a proper forward.

Meanwhile, Rodgers said that he will not be doing much business in the winter transfer window, insisting that he is satisfied with the players he has got.

"There won't be a lot of transfer activity from us - if any - over the course of the January period. My job is to coach and manage the players that are currently here and work hard at maximising the talent that they have. That's what we'll look to do," Rodgers told Liverpool's official website.

"I don't think it's a good time to spend. If you look at last year, we never brought anyone in. My job is to coach the players we've brought in, to manage them."

However, the Northern Irishman claims that Liverpool's owners are always ready to back him if he decides to get a new player in January.

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