Manager will attend Liverpool vs Real Madrid to scout Reds player during Champions League clash
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Liverpool take on Real Madrid on Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie.
It is a repeat of last season's final, which ended in a 1-0 win for Madrid at the Stade de France in Paris.
A standout player in recent weeks for Jurgen Klopp's side has been young midfielder Stefan Bajcetic, who was named Man of the Match against Everton and also impressed in the win over Newcastle.
The 18-year-old has cemented his place in the first-team with a series of confident performances in central midfield.
He was recently rewarded with a new long-term deal at Anfield, describing his meteoric rise this season as a "dream".
Spain manager to watch Bajcetic on Tuesday
Bajcetic has also caught the eye of Spain manager Luis de la Fuente.
According to Spanish publication AS, as reported by Get Spanish Football News, De la Fuente will be in attendance when Madrid face Liverpool at Anfield.
While a number of Spanish players are likely to feature in the match, De La Fuente will have a particularly keen eye on Bajcetic, who is yet to confirm his international allegiance.
The midfielder's father, former Celta Vigo player Srdjan Bajcetic, is reportedly hopeful that his son will choose to play for Serbia.
But Bajcetic was born and has spent the majority of his life in Spain, and has already been called up to Spain's U18 squad under Pablo Amo, De la Fuente's assistant.
Should he impress against Madrid, there is the possibility Bajcetic could be called up to Spain's senior squad for their Euro 2024 qualifiers against Norway and Scotland next month.