Liverpool eye £10m bid for Norwich City winger Nathan Redmond

Liverpool are reportedly looking to make a £10m bid for Southampton target Nathan Redmond.

Liverpool's dismal start to the season means that manager Brendan Rodgers has to add new faces in January, and one player who could be on his radar is Nathan Redmond.

The former Birmingham City winger, 20, joined Norwich City in 2013, and whilst the Canaries suffered relegation earlier this year, Premier League clubs are queuing up to give him a return to the top flight.

An England Under-20 star with pace and direct running, Redmond is a threat on the right hand side, and the Daily Star report that Liverpool will test Norwich's resolve in January with a £10m bid.

However, the Reds aren't the only club to be monitoring Redmond's displays in Norfolk, as Stoke City had a bid rejected in the summer, whilst Southampton are also hoping to land him in January having failed just months ago.

If Liverpool were to beat the Saints to Redmond's signature, it would inflict yet another transfer market blow on their Premier League rivals.

This summer, Reds manager Rodgers made a triple swoop on Southampton, snapping up centre back Dejan Lovren, midfielder Adam Lallana and striker Rickie Lambert in a combined £50m deal.

With Southampton racking up eight wins from 11 games and Liverpool struggling, there's no doubting who has made the better start, but the prestige of Liverpool could be appealing to a young player like Redmond.

Yet at Southampton, he's far more likely to earn regular first team football. With links to AIK's Kennedy Igboananike, it seems clear that manager Ronald Koeman wants to add competition for Sadio Mane and Dusan Tadic out wide, particularly with rumours suggesting that Tottenham will sign Jay Rodriguez in January.

It seems that £10m is the starting bid for Redmond's services, and Norwich must be hoping that Liverpool and Southampton end up engaging in a bidding war in the New Year.

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