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Report: Klopp wants Fulham's Dembele to join revolution at Liverpool

Fulham have struggled in the Championship this season, although teenager Moussa Dembele has been in sparkling form.

Reports are emanating from France that Liverpool are the next club in line interested in signing Fulham starlet Moussa Dembele.

The Sunday Express report via French publication L'Equipe that the Reds want the teenage phenomenon to come to Anfield in the summer.

Tottenham failed with a January transfer window swoop for the Frenchman, after the Cottagers insisted on a loan back option, which Spurs didn't agree on, the Evening Standard reported.

Dembele's starring role in a struggling Fulham side has pre-empted a mad rush for his signature. His contract expires in the Summer, and his recent good form will only serve to increase his bargaining power when it comes to negotiating a contract.

Jürgen Klopp has spoken of his desire to build a squad of young, highly energetic footballers, with his time at Borussia Dortmund symptomatic of this approach.

His high-intensity pressing game was used to great effect in reaching the Champions League final 2013, along with winning back-to-back Bundesliga titles and capturing the German Cup in 2012.

Dembele seems to be a perfect fit to join Klopp's Anfield revolution. The 19-year-old has pace in abundance, is clinical when in scoring positions, and has 57 appearances in English football under his belt already at such a young age.

The Merseyside's already have a wealth of young talent in the striking department. If Dembele was to move to Anfield he would join the likes of Daniel Sturbridge, Christian Benteke and Divock Origi in what would be an exciting group of forward players. Danny Ings has been absent all year after sustaining an ACL injury, while Roberto Firmino has shown flashes of brilliance.

Dembele has scored 14 goals for his club this season, and would provide Klopp with another exciting young option for next season. T

hey will have to move quickly though, if they are to get their man, as the clamour for his signature will only intensify as the season goes on. 

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