Liverpool are in need of numbers in midfield. Jürgen Klopp has seen his most reliable man in the middle depart on a free and we need to replace him. According to reports in France, alleged Liverpool target Houssem Aouar is up for sale.
Who is Houssem Aouar?
23-year-old midfielder Houssem Aouar is a key man for Lyon.
The young Frenchman was once one of the hottest prospects in the game having established himself in the first team as a teenager.
A creative midfielder with close dribbling ability and an eye for a pass Aouar is also noted for his finishing.
However, he isn’t the strongest defensively.
Liverpool target Houssem Aouar
There has been plenty of chatter about the player’s future.
Le10Sport recently claimed the race for the midfielder’s signature is hotting up and Liverpool are in pole position to sign Houssem Aouar.
The outlet claimed that Lyon could demand up to £21m for the talented youngster.
Lyon put Aouar up for sale
This summer could well see one of the Lyon academy’s finest products move on.
According to RMC Sport, as cited by GFFN, Lyon are willing to sell Houssem Aouar this summer.
Liverpool moving for Aouar would be a high risk but high reward strategy.
The French club are thought to be moving him on because of attitude problems.
However, things aren’t exactly rosy at the club and given his obvious potential it is only natural for him to become a tad unsettled.
He’s still just 23-years-old and Jürgen Klopp is one of the best man managers in the world. If anyone can straighten him out help him realise his potential then it’s the German coach.