The Frenchman is expected to leave this summer after scoring 37 goals in all competitions this past season, and having registered 20+ in each of the last three Ligue 1 campaigns.
Interest is unsurprisingly high in him, but according to The Express, Liverpool are looking to steal a march on the competition by meeting with his agents and discussing a big-money move to Merseyside which will reportedly set them back £50m.
While Lyon haven’t given up on keeping him, playing in Europe’s premier competition could be key next season and it appears as though Liverpool tick plenty of boxes for him, and vice versa.
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