Liverpool transfer round-up: Talks held over Bacca, Firmino and Rondon

A select round-up of the latest transfer news relating to Liverpool.

According to Sky Sports, Liverpool have held talks over the possibility of signing three South American forwards - Roberto Firmino, Carlos Bacca and Jose Salomon Rondon.

The Reds may have already completed the signing of Burnley forward Danny Ings, but the struggles of Rickie Lambert, Fabio Borini and Mario Balotelli last season mean manager Brendan Rodgers should be looking for more attacking reinforcements.

Sky Sports believe that Liverpool have held talks with three forwards; Hoffenheim's Roberto Firmino, Sevilla's Carlos Bacca and Zenit St. Petersburg's Jose Salomon Rondon.

Firmino can play as an attacking midfielder or centre forward, whilst Bacca is more of the classical poacher, and Rondon is a big, strong target man-type striker - showing just how diverse Liverpool's targets are this summer.

All three players have taken part in the 2015 Copa America tournament - for Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela respectively - making negotiations somewhat difficult and lengthy, but the Reds will be pushing to sign them this summer.

Additionally, The Sun report that Liverpool are still pursing Inter Milan midfielder Mateo Kovacic after the Italian side landed Geoffrey Kondogbia earlier this week.

The Croatian playmaker, 21, is one of the most highly-rated young midfielders in the world right now, and the report states that the Reds are lining up a £15m bid for Kovacic.

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