Report: Bayer Leverkusen to offer £7 million for out-of-favour Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho

Mamadou Sakho

Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho could soon be subject to a bid from German outfit Bayer Leverkusen.

According to L'Equipe, Bayer Leverkusen are lining up a £7 million move for Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho.

The 25-year-old, who is yet to register a competitive appearance this season, has been attracting interest from the Bundesliga club, with reports suggesting an offer is imminent.

French news outlet L'Equipe is reporting that Bayer Leverkusen have set their sights on the Frenchman and are ready to pay £7 million to land his signature.

The former Paris Saint Germain defender is yet to feature for the Reds in their two opening games of the Premier League campaign and this will naturally fuel his desire to seek first-team football elsewhere.

Despite being said to be happy at Anfield, he is understandably desperate to make France's squad for next summer's European Championships so will want to play regular minutes in the months leading up to the tournament.

Having already been subject of rejected loan offers from both Leverkusen and Italian giants Roma, Sakho may look to a permanent move in order to guarantee his selection in June.

However, a reported Leverkusen bid of £7 million is likely to prove a long way off Liverpool's valuation.

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