Report: Liverpool have tabled £131 million offer for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio

Marco Asensio of Real Madrid CF in action during his warming-up session before the Copa del Rey quarter final first leg match between Real Madrid CF and Club Deportivo Leganes at Estadio...

The Real Madrid ace is a reported transfer target for Liverpool.

Marco Asensio of Spain competes for the ball with Miralem Pjanic of Bosnia during an international friendly match between Spain and Bosnia at the AFG Arena on May 29, 2016 in St Gallen,...

A report emanating from Spain today claims that the Reds have tabled an offer worth in the region of €150 million (£131 million) for Real Madrid ace Marco Asensio, according to Spanish media outlet Don Balon.

Liverpool are heavily armed with cash, following the £145 million sale of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona last month, and Jürgen Klopp is still yet to replace the Brazilian at Anfield.

The young Spaniard has all of the attributes necessary to be a success in the Premier League, and he would surely be a hit at Anfield.

There is a problem for the Merseyside outfit, however. According to Don Balon, the 22-year-old favours a move to Chelsea over Liverpool.

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...

Jürgen Klopp's pull, along with the famous Anfield atmosphere could still be enough to tempt him into a switch to Liverpool, though.

What would Asensio bring to Liverpool?

The talented attacker can play anywhere along the front-line. He has pace in abundance and is an exceptional finisher when presented with a goalscoring opportunity.

Marco Asensio of Real Madrid CF celebrates scoring their opening goal during the Supercopa de Espana Final 2nd Leg match between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu...

Asensio has scored 18 goals and registered eight assists in 70 career appearances for Los Blancos so far, although most of those outings have come from the substitutes bench.

The Spaniard would be able to interchange positions with the likes of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, and would undoubtedly add another level of potency to the Reds attacking play.

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