Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp extremely keen to sign Lyon wonderkid Houssem Aouar – reports
Jurgen Klopp is preparing a huge bid to lure Houssem Aouar to the Premier League next season. according to reports.
The Lyon midfielder has impressed the Liverpool boss with his performances in Ligue 1 and the Champions League.
After chasing Nabil Fekir from the French side last summer, it appears as though the German has turned his attention to the 20-year-old instead.
According to Le10 Sport, Klopp is desperate to bring the France Under-21 international to Anfield in the summer.
However, such is his undoubted talent, Lyon are reportedly reluctant to sell.
With captain Fekir’s deal at the Groupama Stadium expiring in 2020 and Tanguy Ndombele also attracting serious attention, the French side are resigned to losing two of their star men in the not-too distant future.
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Therefore, losing Aouar is seen as critical and a huge bid would be needed to prise the midfielder away.
The Reds are on the hunt for a remarkable double this season with the Champions League and Premier League well within their grasp.
But with James Milner, Naby Keita and Jordan Henderson struggling in midfield at times this season, a lucrative move for Aouar could well be on the cards.
Source: SportsLatest TS