Should Liverpool hijack move for Lucas Moura?

Lucas Moura #7 of Paris Saint-Germain is pursued by Moustapha Seck #27 of AS Roma during the second half at Comerica Park on July 19, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan.

Should Liverpool hijack move for Lucas Moura in January?

Lucas Moura #7 of Paris Saint-Germain tries to break away from Radja Nainggolan #4 of AS Roma during the second half at Comerica Park on July 19, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan.

Le Parisien reported on Tuesday that Valencia are considering a loan move for out-of-favour Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura.

Liverpool are said to have made contact with PSG last month over signing Julian Draxler instead, but should Jurgen Klopp hijack the move for Lucas?

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura reacts at the end of the French L1 football match between Angers (SCO) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the Raymond Kopa Stadium in...

The Reds were linked with a move for the Brazilian in May but it never materialised and the added competition of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe has seen the 25-year-old make five cameo appearances in Ligue 1 this season.

Nevertheless, Lucas, who scored one and set up another during those cameos, remains a brilliant player and surely the French giants would prefer to sell in January rather than loan him out.

Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) Brazilian midfielder Lucas Moura poses for a photograph at the Camp des Loges training centre in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, west of Paris, on February 08, 2017.

It seems only a matter of time before Barcelona return for Philippe Coutinho and Lucas is simply a lot more similar to his compatriot than Draxler, touted to join Liverpool last month.

According to Transfermarkt, Lucas is worth £34.2 million. It's a lot of money, but not when you consider the modern market, not when you consider his talent and not when you consider his age.

At 25, Lucas's best years are still ahead of him and Liverpool should do all they can to make sure they're the ones who benefit from his prime.

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