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Liverpool target Real Madrid and Genoa wingers but do they need more?

TOPSHOT - Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Marco Asensio celebrates after scoring their fourth goal during the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid...

Real Madrid's Marco Asensio and Diego Laxalt of Genoa have been linked with Liverpool but the Reds don't need any more wingers.

Liverpool have been linked with two wingers to add to their squad this summer, with Diario Gol claiming an offer has been submitted for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio, while Transfermarketweb reports Diego Laxalt of Genoa is also a target.

Asensio helped Spain Under-21s to the Under-21 Championship final in Poland this summer and has also attracted interest from Arsenal and Juventus.

TOPSHOT - Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Marco Asensio celebrates after scoring their fourth goal during the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid...Real Madrid's Marco Asensio celebrates after scoring their fourth goal during the UEFA Champions League final against Juventus.

While the 21-year-old - who joined Los Blancos from Real Mallorca in 2015 - does not want to leave the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, he is prepared to if manager Zinedine Zidane can not offer him assurances of more game time.

Meanwhile, Laxalt has drawn the attention of some of Italy's biggest sides with his impressive performances over the past 12 months, with Fiorentina, Napoli, Roma and Torino all thought to be keeping tabs; along with the Reds.

Yet with both players preferring to operate from the left wing, the question is whether the Merseysiders really need to recruit more in that position?

After all, club record signing Mohamed Salah completed a move from Roma this summer and can play there, as can Sadio Mane - who made the PFA team of the year in 2016/17 after a superb debut season at Anfield.

While the Liverpool Echo reported last month that fellow wingers Lazar Markovic and Sheyi Ojo are expected to leave, both Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana can also operate in the position.

Not to mention academy products Ryan Kent and Ben Woodburn, with Jurgen Klopp hinting the former could be in his plans this term and the latter making nine senior appearances last campaign; becoming the club's youngest ever scorer and making it into Chris Coleman's senior Wales squad in the process.

Diego Laxalt of Genoa during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and FC Torino at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on May 21, 2017 in Genoa, Italy.Diego Laxalt of Genoa.

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