Liverpool in the battle to sign 22-year-old Ligue 1 goal machine

Merseyside club in the hunt for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele and prepare to make a bid during the summer transfer window. Reds need a new prolific centre-forward as Daniel Sturridge, and Divock Origi linked with several clubs, and they need back-up.

Frenchman is the perfect choice in this situation as he had an excellent season and paid attention. Arsenal and Man United are also keen to sign him, and there will be a contest for the footballer. The 22-year-old striker joined the French club from Celtic in 2018 with a €22m deal.

He became a key figure for the club. In this campaign, French centre-forward played 51 games, scored 23 goals and made six assists in all competition. It is a fantastic consequence, and he can do much more with high-class teammates.

Dembele has contracted with the Les Gones until 2023, and his release clause is nearly €25m. His price could increase during this summer and become much more. Moussa won many titles with Celtic like Scottish Cup two times, Scottish League Cup three times and Scottish Premiership two times.

Merseyside club had an impressive consequence in the Premier League as they finished the competition in a second place. Liverpool also reached the Champions League final, and they have to face Tottenham next week.

English club signed several players last summer like Naby Keita from RB Leipzig, Fabinho from Monaco, Alisson Becker from Roma and Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City. Reds heavily linked with Ajax forward David Neres, Real Madrid winger Marco Asensio, Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala, Lyon superstar Nabil Fekir and PSG midfielder Adrien Rabiot.