Report: Lille schedule meeting to discuss Liverpool's proposal for Nicolas Pepe

Nicolas Pepe of Lille during the Ligue 1 match between Stade Rennais football club and LOSC Lille Association on May 24, 2019 in Rennes, France.

Liverpool are reportedly keen on signing the Lille ace.

Nicolas Pepe of Lille during the Ligue 1 match between Stade Rennais football club and LOSC Lille Association on May 24, 2019 in Rennes, France.

According to a report from French publication La Voix du Nord, Lille will hold a meeting today to discuss proposals from four clubs for Nicolas Pepe, one of them being Liverpool.

The Reds have reportedly been interested in signing the 24-year-old all summer long, with RMC Sport claiming that Jurgen Klopp has made signing the £63.2 million-rated ace (ESPN) his priority before the start of the new season.

 

Liverpool have a superb front three, but more competition for places is definitely required, especially with Daniel Sturridge having left the club earlier this summer on a free transfer.

And Pepe would be just the ticket.

He was on fire for Lille last season, racking up 23 goals and 12 assists in 41 appearances in all competitions, and he would add a certain level of potency to the Reds' attacking play.

Lille's Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Montpellier and Lille on December 4, 2018 at the the Mosson stadium in...

If Liverpool manage to beat the likes of Arsenal, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid in the race for the Ivory Coast international's signature they will have a seriously good player on their hands.

And in today's day and age, the reported fee of £63.2 million would represent excellent value for money.

Nicolas Pepe of Lille during the UNFP Trophy 2019 at Studio Gabriel on May 19, 2019 in Paris, France.

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