Liverpool are in pole position to sign Lyon play-maker Yoann Gourcuff, according to the Sky Sports website.
Gourcuff has previously been linked with a move to England with Arsenal known to be long-term admirers.
However, his agent Didier Poulmaire has revealed that Liverpool have approached him to do business.
‘In any transfer market, some foreign clubs come knocking at the door for Yoann,’ Didier Poulmaire said.
‘In the past it was Manchester City, while this year, it’s Liverpool.
‘I’m sure offers will arrive in the next window.’Gourcuff can sign a pre-contract deal at any point to join Liverpool.