Skysports.com understands Liverpool are in talks with midfield starlet Jay Spearing over a new deal.
The Reds are keen to tie down Spearing to a new long-term contract as they continue their plans to build for the future.
Spearing has impressed when he has played in the Europa League this season and he is highly regarded within the corridors of Anfield.
The 22-year-old has 18 months to run on his current deal and the club are thought to be in advanced talks regards an extension.
Liverpool are hopeful of agreeing a deal with Spearing early in the New Year after recently securing Martin Kelly and Dani Pacheco on new contracts.