Report: Liverpool willing to pay what it takes for Aubameyang; player interested in move

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a target for Liverpool, who are apparently happy to shatter their transfer record for him.

Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores their second goal

According to reports, Liverpool are edging closer to landing the biggest transfer of the summer.

Le Parisien suggest the Reds are happy to pay Borussia Dortmund the £61million they want for superstar striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

Not only that, the report indicates the Gabon man is interested in a move, too.

The appeal for Aubameyang, who scored 40 goals in all competitions for the German club last season, joining Liverpool is obvious.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

A switch to Anfield would reunite the 28-year-old with Jurgen Klopp, his former manager at Dortmund, while staying in Germany means working under a new boss following Thomas Tuchel’s departure.

The Merseyside club have also qualified for the Champions League having finished fourth in the Premier League last term. They are looking to make a surge up the table next season through their summer business.

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Landing Aubameyang, who was the Bundesliga’s top scorer last season with 31 goals, would be a serious statement of intent from the Reds.

The deal would shatter the club’s transfer record of £35million, spent on Andy Carroll in 2011, and give Klopp a potent force to focus his attacking play on.

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