Liverpool transfer news: Reds ‘emerge as favourites’ to sign Arsenal and Manchester United target Nicolas Pepe


Liverpool transfer news: Reds ‘emerge as favourites’ to sign Arsenal and Manchester United target Nicolas Pepe

Liverpool are now in control of the race to sign Lille’s highly-rated forward Nicolas Pepe, reports claim.

The Reds have joined Premier League rivals Arsenal, Manchester United and Everton in the hunt for the 23-year-old, who has emerged as one of Ligue 1’s most exciting talents.

Nicolas Pepe has been linked with a move to the Premier League

And according to Le10 Sport, Liverpool have made a formal enquiry about the possibility of signing the Ivorian this summer – which puts them a step ahead of the chasing pack.

Pepe has enjoyed a spectacular breakthrough season at the Stade Pierre Mauroy, netting 19 times and providing 11 assists in 32 games.