Rennes striker Paul-Georges Ntep has visited Melwood twice in the past 10 days ahead of a move to Liverpool, according to reports in France.
The 22-year-old is described as a very quick winger who can also play as a striker. He’s scored 9 goals and has 5 assists in 26 Ligue 1 appearances this season.
Ntep, of Cameroon origin, is a French under-21 international who normally plays on the left of attack. French football correspondent Andrew Gibney says he would good signing for Liverpool and possesses a fantastic right foot.
The reports come via French newspaper L’Equipe. Some reports suggest Arsenal are also interested in the player.
Liverpool already have 20-year-old Belgium forward Divock Origi joining the club this summer from his loan at Lille. Origi was in the city over the weekend for the game against QPR and posted a picture on his Instagram.
Liverpool are expected to sell Fabio Borini, Rickie Lambert and Mario Balotelli this summer as Brendan Rodgers overhauls his attacking options ahead of the new season.