Liverpool are reportedly in the process of speaking to
Victor Osimhen's representatives in a bid to complete a move for the Lille
The 21-year-old is having a stunning debut season for the
French outfit, scoring 18 goals in 38 appearances in all competitions, and is
valued at £60 million.
Le10Sport in France claim that Jurgen Klopp's men are at the
front of the queue to sign him and have already set the ball rolling by
speaking to his agent.
The Reds are in the market for a new forward, with doubts
now lingering over a proposed move for Leipzig frontman Timo Werner, while the
likes of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane continue to be linked with Real Madrid.
Meanwhile, Manchester United, Leicester City and Chelsea have also been
credited with an interest in Osimhen, who was signed from Charleroi in Belgium
The young forward is a Nigeria international, who Red Devils
loanee Odion Ighalo claims is 'future of Nigerian football', and there are
expected to be a number of clubs trying to land him once the summer transfer
window opens up.
The powerful forward has previously spoken of his ambitions
to play in England during his career, while also warning interested parties
that he will not settle for a role warming the bench.
- TEAMtalk media