According to our colleagues at RMC, Premier League side Liverpool are the latest of a long list of clubs to join the race for Rennes attacking midfielder Ousmane Dembélé.
Bayern Munich and Barcelona are understood to have been in informal contact for the player in recent weeks, with Manchester United also open admirers of the young Frenchman.
However, this particular report claims that the Merseyside outfit are now also set to try to have their say in the developing matter. A member of Liverpool’s scouting team was present at the Allianz Riviera stadium yesterday to watch Dembélé play.
Dembélé is also understood to be a known quantity to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who is said to be an admirer.
The prologue to the eventual Ousmane Dembélé summer saga continues…