Why Liverpool are making the perfect move in targeting Paul-Georges Ntep

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The French winger has the ability to become a huge success in the Premier League at Anfield.

According to French newspaper L'Equipe, Stade Rennais winger Paul-Georges Ntep has paid two visits to Liverpool's Melwood training ground in the last 10 days. It suggests that there is definite interest from both parties and it would be no surprise to see the Anfield club make a bid this summer.

Ntep has been a celebrated talent in French football for a few years now, ever since he made his breakthrough at Ligue 2 side AJ Auxerre. What instantly caught the attention was his blistering pace, leaving plenty of defenders looking at the back of his heels as he sped past.

Although he is right-footed, Ntep loves to play on the left of the attack, looking to cut inside on his stronger foot and is no stranger to unleashing some wonderful long-range strikes. His highlight reels are filled with stunning goals; he doesn't do normal tap-ins.

There have been issues, but at just 22 years old, that is to be expected. In 2014 he has given a suspended jail sentence after being found guilty of abusing his girlfriend at the time. Also with his club there have been stories of bust-ups with coach Philippe Montanier earlier in the season.

However, the player has admitted to his short fuse, and has looked to specifically improve in this area and keep these negative attributes under wraps. He is growing as a man and a player, and there are positive signs this season that he has developed further.

On the pitch, at times he can be a little selfish, looking to beat one player too many, or shooting when there is a better pass available. This season he has visibly improved, adding six assists to the nine goals he has scored over 32 appearances this campaign.

After moving to Rennes from Auxerre in January of 2014, he managed five goals, but just one assist in 10 appearances. As he grows up, he has shown a commitment to improve his behaviour, decision making and overall play on the pitch.

Liverpool fans may be looking for marquee names this summer, but there has to be an element of signing talent that can still improve. Luis Suarez was not an £80 million striker before he joined Liverpool.

Ntep has enough talent that he can make an impact, but also improve by making the move to Anfield.

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