Liverpool sold Christian Benteke last summer and the Belgian international returned to Anfield to haunt Jurgen Klopp last weekend. The former Aston Villa man scored twice to seal victory for Crystal Palace.
The German boss also got rid of Mario Balotelli, who is playing well for French side Nice at the moment. The likes of Ings and Sturridge remain injury prone and Liverpool seriously lack quality and depth in the strike-force.
In such a scenario, the Merseysiders are looking to sign an out and out center forward this summer and a new name is in the focus in the form of Brazilian international and Gremio star Luan.
Luan is not the only Samba star linked with a move to Anfield. We recently covered a report (via Express via TuttoSport) claiming that Liverpool are interested in signing Bayern Munich star Douglas Costa.
According to an exclusive report covered by Anfield HQ, Klopp is desperate to sign a new striker in the summer transfer window and wants Luan at the club. He would cost around 30 million pounds ($39million).
The 24-year-old striker was part of the Brazilian national side at the Olympics last year and helped his team win Gold. In 6 appearances, Luan netted three times in the competition. In 2 Copa Libertadores appearances this season, the Selecao star has netted three goals.
Sadio Mane is the only pacy playmaker in the Liverpool side and in his absence, the Reds have struggled big time. Signing Luan would add another speedy star in the team and he could form a decent partnership with fellow Brazilians Coutinho and Firmino.
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