Liverpool have reportedly placed emphasis on signing RB Leipzig‘s attacking midfielder Christopher Nkunku next summer.
According to the Liverpool Echo, the Reds continue to search for a new attacking option and has identified the 23-year-old as a potential signing.
The Merseyside giants have a strong relationship with the Bundesliga outfit, having previously acquired players including Sadio Mane, Naby Keita, Takumi Minamino and also the most recent addition Ibrahima Konate.
Jurgen Klopp’s side are believed to have identified the 21-year-old defender as a possible signing in the upcoming transfer window, even though Leipzig’s sporting director Markus Krosche recently played down talk of a switch to Merseyside.
Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has confirmed that the Bavarians are set on the verge of completing a deal to sign RB Leipzig centre-back Dayot Upamecano, according to Sky Sports News.
The 22-year-old is one of the most sought-after centre-backs in world football, with a number of elite clubs interested in acquiring his services.