After Liverpool's reported enquiry, Moussa Dembele would provide great competition for Roberto Firmino

Moussa Dembele of France controls the ball during the international friendly between Germany U21 and France U21 on March 21, 2019 in Essen, Germany.

Liverpool are reportedly keen on signing the Lyon hitman.

Moussa Dembele of Lyon celebrates his goal during the french League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) at Stade de la Licorne on December 19, 2018 in Amiens, France.

Liverpool have reportedly enquired about Lyon ace Moussa Dembele (The Mirror), and if they are successful in their pursuit of the Frenchman, he would be the ideal back-up for Roberto Firmino.

The 22-year-old joined Lyon from Celtic last summer, and he impressed in his debut season at the Olympic Stadium, racking up 15 goals in 33 Ligue 1 outings.


Dembele would be a useful addition for the Reds, as Jurgen Klopp looks to provide more competition for Roberto Firmino, especially after the confirmed departure of Daniel Sturridge.

According to Goal, Dmebele could be available for just €40 million (£35.4 million) this summer - a fee that would represent decent value for money for Liverpool for someone with the Frenchman's potential and ability.

Moussa Dembele of Lyon during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and FC Barcelona at Groupama Stadium on February 19, 2019 in Decines...

The former Celtic ace possesses pace in abundance, and with 102 goals in 220 career appearances to his name, he seems to have the whole package.

Whilst he would not be a regular starter at Liverpool, he would undoubtedly strengthen Jurgen Klopp's frontline, and if the German manages to sign him this summer, the Merseyside outfit will be in a great position to challenge for the Premier League title next season.

French forward Moussa Dembele attends a press conference during his official presentation as L' Olympique Lyonnais player on September 1, 2018, at the Groupama Stadium in Decines-Charpieu...

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