After a stellar season, Liverpool’s manager Jurgen Klopp is preparing a great reinforcement for the next season, looking to build an even stronger and more powerful team.
The French daily sports newspaper L’Equipe stated that the British team is interested in making a deal with Lille for their highly-rated winger Nicolas Pepe, who has already caught the eye of both Arsenal and Manchester United. If the transfer happens, Pepe would bring a fresh breeze to an already great team.
The newspaper claimed that Liverpool is preparing a fantastic offer of 71 million pounds, which is around 90 million US dollars, for Lille’s 23-year-old star.
The up-and-coming player showed the world his immense talents and skills during the last season by scoring a fantastic 23 goals and providing 12 assists, which caught the attention of many important figures in the sport.
Lille’s manager Christophe Galtier had confirmed previously that Pepe was set to leave the team during this summer. When asked about it, Galtier said: “Pepe will leave. Life’s like that, football’s like that today”. He also said that Pepe was a player of the highest level and that he will have a big decision to make when choosing his next club.