Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho could end up joining Barcelona this month and therefore, reports suggest that the Reds are already looking at stars, who could replace the Brazilian.
Yesterday, Independent claimed that the Merseysiders’ first choice is to push to sign French star Thomas Lemar. If they fail to lure him, then they will move to sign Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez.
Few hours later, L’Equipe claimed that Liverpool have begun to make advancements to sign Mahrez from the Foxes. The renowned French source claim that the Reds have made first contact with the Foxes to lure the Algerian.
Maherz is one of the best playmakers in the Premier League. Two seasons ago, he was Leicester’s best player in their title winning campaign and deservedly won the PFA Player of the Year award.
Last season did not go well for the African star has but this season, he has been in top form. So far, in 21 league starts, Riyad has directly contributed in 15 goals (7 goals and 8 assists).
In the last league game vs Huddersfield, he scored a goal and provided an assist. Puel heavily praised the playmaker and claimed that he showed his “quality” (Goal).
Mahrez’s current deal with the Foxes will expire in 2020 and he earns around $136,000-a-week (Telegraph). In your opinion, should Liverpool sign Lemar or Mahrez?
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