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Rumour Mill: Liverpool “make enquiry” for PSG defender Lucas Digne

Liverpool have enquired about the availability of Paris Saint Germain left-back Lucas Digne, according to French newspaper Le Parisien.

Having watched his side concede over 50 goals last season, Brendan Rodgers appears to be keen to add some much needed defensive reinforcements to his squad, with Digne reported to be a target.

The 21-year-old is said to be “open to a move to the Premier League” and has reportedly asked PSG to discuss the potential transfer, though it is written that Liverpool are yet to make a formal approach for the French international.

After impressing at Lille where he progressed through the club’s youth system, Digne moved to the financial powerhouses in 2013 for a fee of around £10million, but has only made 29 league appearances since arriving in the French capital.

Currently second choice left back in Paris, Digne could be tempted by the opportunity to contest for being first choice at Anfield against Alberto Moreno, and the possibility of more regular match action ahead of next summer’s Euro 2016 championships.

Liverpool could face a battle for his signature however, with the former Lille defender – who has played eight times for France – having previously been reported to be the subject of attention from Italian giants AS Roma and Arsenal this summer.

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