English giants Liverpool have been reported to be preparing to table an official offer for Lille star Nicolas Pepe, who had an impressive season in the Ligue 1 this campaign.
The Ivorian, who can also be deployed as a striker, has been identified by Manchester United as a potential replacement for Romelu Lukaku who has been linked to the Serie A, according to Daily Express.
Liverpool, on the other hand, sees him as a possible step up for forward Roberto Firmino, who has been lacking goals this season. With the Reds head coach Jurgen Klopp set to experiment a tactics with four man in the attack.
The English giants have been reported to be preparing to make a bid for the Lille attacker, who has an asking price of £60 million on him, amid links from direct rival Manchester United, according to the Express.
Plying his trade with the Ligue 1 outfit, Nicolas Pepe has been prolific for his french club as he scored 21 goals and further created 11 assists in all competitions.
With most of his goals scored from a wide position and his crossing ability the Ivory Coast international might just be set for a move to the Premier League this summer.