Report: Liverpool preparing £20m, £60,000-a-week offer to sign Celtic's Moussa Dembele in January

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

Liverpool are reportedly making a move for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele.

According to Glasgow Live, Liverpool are preparing a January move to sign Celtic's strike sensation Moussa Dembele, with a deal of £10m up front plus £10m in add-ons believed to be n the way.

The Reds have seen Roberto Firmino thrive as Jurgen Klopp's leading striker this season, and whilst Divock Origi is starting to flash quality, Daniel Sturridge's future remains in doubt, and Danny Ings is out for the rest of the season.

Liverpool manager Juergen KloppLiverpool manager Juergen Klopp

With Philippe Coutinho injured and Sadio Mane heading off to the Africa Cup of Nations in January, manager Jurgen Klopp will be looking for attacking reinforcements in January – and it's claimed that he could raid Celtic.

Glasgow Live report that Klopp has sent scouts to watch Celtic hitman Moussa Dembele on five occasions this season, and having been suitably impressed, the Reds are believed to be lining up a big move for the Frenchman in the upcoming transfer window.

Celtic's Moussa Dembele in actionCeltic's Moussa Dembele in action

The 20-year-old only joined Celtic from Fulham over the summer, but after 17 goals in 27 games for the Bhoys – as well as four goals in four games for the France Under-21's – have seen him generate major interest.

Liverpool are now allegedly prepared to fork out £20m to sign Dembele in January, with a deal consisting of £10m up front and £10m in add-ons, based on appearances and his success at Anfield.

Celtic's Moussa Dembele celebrates after the gameCeltic's Moussa Dembele celebrates

It's also claimed that Liverpool will offer Dembele a whopping £60,000-a-week, four times the £15,000-a-week he currently earns, in a bid to win the race for his signature in January.

Celtic will know that offers will come in for Dembele in January, and manager Brendan Rodgers may now end up losing his star striker to his former club, as Liverpool prepare a move for the youngster in the new year.

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