Liverpool Plotting £9m Bid For 23-year-old Forward

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Liverpool planning summer move for Bordeaux striker Gaetan Laborde, according to the Le Parisien reports.

Jurgen Klopp is desperate to make offensive reinforcements this summer after securing Champions League spot ahead of 2017/18 season.

The 23-year-old Bordeaux forward is on a list of transfer targets for Jurgen Klopp, and they are planning £9million for his services.

French forward has found the net for 13 times and provided five assists in 42 appearances for Bordeaux last season.

Laborde is contracted with the Ligue 1 outfits until 2020, putting the French outfits in a strong position to dictate any transfer agreement.

Former Dortmund manager is hopeful of bolstering his attacking options this summer and Frenchman seem to be an ideal addition to the Reds squad.

Meanwhile, Liverpool were also interested in signing of Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio, however, they have handed in a huge blow of their pursuit.

Asensio has signed a contract extension with the Los Blanco, and now it includes a stunning €350m (£308m) release clause,

Spain U-21 star who is currently on International duty, he is widely regarded as one of the finest young talents in Europe.

The 21-year-old midfielder had two loan spells away from Santiago Bernabeu, however, under Zinedine Zidane he has become one of the best players of Real Madrid.