Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp wants £75m-rated African descent, Adama Traore, to replace for Sadio Mane or Mohamed Salah at Anfield in the summer.
Mane has been strongly linked with a summer switch to Real Madrid after a superb season for the Reds, scoring 16 goals and adding eight assists in all competitions this season.
Meanwhile, Salah, who would no doubt be on all the major clubs’ shopping lists were Liverpool to allow him to leave.
However, according to Football Insider claim that Premier League leaders have now joined Barcelona in the race to sign Traore when transfer window reopened in the summer.
Former Middlesbrough winger has taken his game to another level this season scoring five times and weighing in with seven assists in 30 appearances across all competitions for Nuno Espirito Santo’s side.
Liverpool continue to be linked with moves for Germany forward Timo Werner, Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey and Burrosia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.