Liverpool Reportedly Monitoring Marcus Pedersen, Dubbed ‘Norway’s Answer to Wayne Rooney’

You can never have enough scoring, and Liverpool appears to be looking for more of it.

The club is monitoring 20-year-old Norwegian striker Marcus Pedersen, according to a report on

Pedersen has been called "Norway's answer to Wayne Rooney" on, which describes him as "a fast striker with a good technique, which enables him to make dangerous penetrative runs with the ball at his feet. The front man also has a hammer of a right foot and is a real threat to goal from outside the box.  Recently, Pedersen has also used his powerful shot to develop a dangerous free kick, another weapon to his armory."

He has four goals in 12 appearances this season for Vitesse.

"I think I have taken the right step in my career: Norway, then Holland and eventually England," he told the website.

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