Liverpool are ready to fork out an eye-watering £90 million to sign Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele, according to the latest reports.
The 22-year-old has been out injured for the majority of the campaign following separate hamstring strains.
His professional career in Catalonia has been stop-start and he has been connected with a move to the Premier League.
The Reds were the club seriously linked with Dembele with Klopp said to have even spoken to the player’s mother in an attempt to bring in him before.
And Klopp will try and get Ousmane again, according to Eldesmarque.
Barca owners could demand up to £90m for the player as they search for funds to re-sign Neymar from Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain.
Speculation of a Dembele move to Liverpool move rose when he liked a picture of himself wearing a Liverpool shirt on Instagram.
A post uploaded by a Reds fan account showed Dembele photoshopped wearing the shirt with England international Trent Alexander-Arnold.
The original picture was actually of the Netherlands international Georginio Wijnaldum celebrating his second goal versus Barcelona during last season’s UEFA Champions League.
Ousmane is understood to be on thin ice at Blaugrana having had his attitude criticised since moving there from Borussia Dortmund in 2017.
Chelsea are also believed to have upped their interest in the forward after it was report Ousmane’s agent, Moussa Sissoko, met with Blues club chiefs.
Meantime, Liverpool reportedly have no intention of allowing the Swiss star Xherdan Shaqiri to leave Anfield during the January transfer market.