Report: Liverpool have offered a contract to Monaco youngster Christian Koffi

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp looks on prior to UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Leg One match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on April 4, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Liverpool have reportedly offered a deal to the talented young Monaco star.

Manager Jurgen Klopp speaks to the media during the Liverpool FC Press Conference at Anfield on August 22, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

According to a report from French media outlet L'Equipe, Liverpool have offered a contract to Monaco youngster Christian Koffi.

The 17-year-old is a deep-lying midfielder by trade, and excels at breaking up the opposition's attacking play.

Koffi was born in the Ivory Coast, but hold French citizenship, although he has not pledged his allegiance to either country yet.

This image has been converted to black and white) Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on September 9,...

L'Equipe claim that the Reds have identified the Monaco youngster as one for the future, and because he has not yet signed professional terms with the Ligue 1 outfit, Liverpool have been able to offer him a contract - one that is yet to be accepted.

Koffi is still yet to make a senior appearance for the French side, but he has appeared twice for their under-19 side in the UEFA youth league.

For someone so young, the Ivorian possesses an impressive physique, and plays with a certain kind of tenacity that would surely make him a huge hit in the Premier League.

Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on October 22, 2017 in London, England.

With Emre Can set to leave Anfield in the summer, and James Milner on the wrong side of 32, central midfield will surely be an area where Jürgen Klopp wants to improve.

Whilst Koffi would not be considered as a signing for the here and now, he certainly could be one heck of the player for the future.

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