Liverpool keeping tabs on Bundesliga starlet

first_imgLiverpool are keeping tabs on midfielder Leonardo Bittencourt, according to reports in Germany.The 21-year-old has been in impressive form for Hannover this season, helping the German side climb to eighth in the Bundesliga at the midway point of the campaign.Liverpool have reportedly scouted the German on several occasions and scouts have been pleased with what they have seen.And now, according to Bild, Liverpool are considering a move for Bittencourt as the January transfer window draws to a close.The Germany under-21 international joined Hannover in 2013 from Borussia Dortmund, where he was struggling to break into the team.However Jurgen Klopp’s side inserted a buy-back clause into the deal and have the option to bring Bittencourt back to Dortmund ahead of any proposed move by Liverpool. Leonardo Bittencourt 1last_img read more

Global firms prefer Indian techies despite US visa issues

first_imgDespite rising visa barriers, global firms prefer to hire Indian techies in the US due to a shortage of skills in North America, said IT industry apex body Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar on Wednesday.Global firms continue to find India suitable for talent and skilled workers in the US where there is an acute shortage of skills and despite stringent rules in granting H-1B visas for foreign employees,” Chandrashekhar told BTVi in an interview.With the visa process to the US becoming stricter, it had become difficult for companies to send workers from India and the recent tax changes had also made it more expensive to offshore the work from US, he added. Read it at Business Standard Related Itemslast_img read more