Liverpool reportedly interested in signing of highly-rated Napoli star Faouzi Ghoulam.
The 26-year-old Algerian full-back has spent the past two years with Napoli after joining them from Saint Etienne on a permanent basis and since then has introduced himself to the world.
And his form at the Stadio San Paolo has seen linked with a switch to Premier League giants.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has been linked with signing Algerian star earlier in the January transfer window.
And now it seems that the Chelsea boss will have to battle Liverpool to prise him away from Napoli.
According to Gianluca Di Marzio, the Merseyside Reds planning to secure a deal for Ghoulam following their desire to strengthen left-back options in the summer.
Jurgen Klopp is on the lookout for a new left-back to replace James Milner on that position.
Previously German manager linked with signing Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon and Hull City’s Andrew Robertson.
However, Di Marzio seems convinced that the Reds will try to lure Napoli defender at Anfield. as they planning to meet with players representatives soon.
Aside from their pursuit of Ghoulam, Jurgen Klopp has been on the verge to complete the signing of 25-year-old Dutchman Virgil Van Dijk who is keen on Anfield move according to BBC.