Liverpool are on red alert as England international midfielderAlex Oxlade-Chamberlain wants to leave Arsenal this summer.
According to The Sunday Times, the 23-year-old Arsenal star made a decision over his future in the post-season holiday and wants to leave Emirates Stadium, following rumours linking him with a switch to Liverpool.
The Merseyside Reds lead the race for the midfielder who can operate at both flanks of the midfielder area.
England international attacker has only has one year remaining on his current deal with the Gunners, and Arsene Wenger is desperate to tie him down at Emirates Stadium with a new bumper deal.
However, Chamberlain wants to find a new side before the pre-season tour; Arsenal are believed to value their star player at £25 million.
Liverpool are in the market for offensive reinforcements as they are also negotiating with Roma’s winger Mohamed Salah.
Arsenal, meanwhile, held talks with Lyon president, Jean-Michel Aulas over the availability of French forward Alexandre Lacazette
The French club are demanding £60m for Lacazette. However, they are ready to lower their price if the Gunners agree to send Olivier Giroud to the opposite side in the summer
Liverpool will launch a €50 million bid for Sporting Lisbon forward Gelson Martins.
According to the A Bola reports, Liverpool have already had €40m (£35m) rejected by Sporting.
However, Jurgen Klopp’s side are going to make a renewed effort to sign the 22-year-old’s €60m (£52.5m) release clause.
Earlier last week reports in Portugal suggested that Man Utd have also joined the race for Sporting Lisbon forward.
However, Liverpool are confident that their improved bid could convince Sporting president Bruno de Carvalho to sell the 22-year-old winger.
The Portuguese winger was one of Sporting’s standout players last term as he has managed to score six goals and provided nine assists in the process.
The Merseyside Reds also in private talks with Mohamed Salah as they are closing in on a £90,000 a week deal for Roma’s forward.
Jurgen Klopp is desperate to strengthen his squad ahead of 2017/18 season following the Merseyside Reds return to the Champions League football, signing Gelson Martins and Mohamed Salah this summer will be a priority for German manager to compete for all possible trophies next season.
Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is open to Leave Bundesliga, amid interest from Liverpool.
Aubameyang has been one of the best centre-forward’s in Europe recent years as he has scored 120 goals in 189 appearances since signing for Borussia Dortmund.
However, the 28-year-old has been linked with a summer exit from Westfalenstadion and Liverpool seems to be his next destination.
According to Le Parisien, the Merseyside Reds are willing to meet Dortmund’s £61million asking price for Gabon international forward.
Back in 2013, Jurgen Klopp has signed Aubameyang for Dortmund, and now African forward is keen on to be reunited with German manager at Anfield.
Man City and PSG remain keen on to sign 28-year-old forward. However, it’s believed that the Reds project is most appealing to the forward.
Meanwhile, Liverpool are reportedly closing in on a deal with 25-year-old AS Roma winger Mohamed Salah set to pass medical within one week with the Premier League giants.
The Merseyside Reds have been in private talks with Roma since the beginning of June after their £28m bid for Egyptian winger has been turned down.