Report: Klopp wants Bayern Munich's Renato Sanches at Liverpool

Liverpool's Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah (L) and Bayern Munich's Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches (R) vie for the ball during the second Audi Cup football match between FC Bayern...

The talented midfielder would be an excellent addition to the Liverpool squad.

Head coach Juergen Klopp of FC Liverpool attends the Audi Cup 2017 Press Conference at Westin Grand Hotel on July 31, 2017 in Munich, Germany.

A report emanating from Germany claims that Reds boss Jürgen Klopp wants to bing Bayern Munich ace Renato Sanches to Anfield on a season-long loan, after missing out on primary transfer target Naby Keita, according to German media outlet Kicker.

The 20-year-old midfielder moved to the Allianz Arena from Benfica in the summer of 2016, for a deal that could eventually rise to £66 million, but failed to establish himself as a first-team regular for Carlo Ancelotti's side, making just six Bundesliga starts for the Bavarian giants.

Renato Sanches of FC Bayern Muenchen in action during the Audi Cup 2017 match between SSC Napoli v FC Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on August 2, 2017 in Munich, Germany.Renato Sanches of Bayern Munich

The Portugal international is precociously talented, however, and still has so much to offer at the very highest level. Maybe a change of scenery is exactly what he needs to breathe life back into his flagging career, and Liverpool could be just the club for him to do that.

Renato Sanches #35 of FC Bayern Muenchen and Ivan Perisic #44 of FC Interernazionale competes for the ball during the International Champions Cup match between FC Bayern Munich and FC...

Kicker claim that Klopp wants to bring Sanches to Merseyside on a season-long loan, in an attempt to bolster his midfield options, ahead of what will be a long and physically punishing campaign for his side on all fronts.

And if the Reds do manage to bring the Bayern ace to Anfield before the transfer window slams shut, it could turn out to be a signing of real significance for Liverpool.

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