Alcantara is thought to have a release clause of around 18 million euros in his contract because he did not feature regularly for Barcelona last season.
The club are desperately trying to keep him at the Camp Nou, and it now seems as though a struggle will ensue between the two clubs for the player.
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Liverpool have unveiled their new home kit for next season, sticking with the hugely popular retro styling of the current shirt.
The reputation of the Premier League means it is the most popular and one of the most watched leagues in the world.