Date: 12th January 2018 at 7:29pm
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Liverpool are chasing Atalanta forward Alejandro Papu Gomez as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho, according to La Nacion.

The Argentine newspaper report that Gomez would cost the Reds £53million, with Atalanta not willing to sell unless an offer came in that they could not refuse.

La Nacion claim that Klopp wants to sign a like-for-like replacement for the departed Coutinho, and Gomez is one of several targets in mind.

The 29-year-old Argentina international has scored seven goals and provided eight assists in 25 appearances in all competitions for Serie A outfit Atalanta this term.

Good move for Liverpool?

Not particularly.

Gomez is a good player, and has earned four caps for Argentina, but he is not a shade on Coutinho.

And for £53million?

The Reds would be much better served looking elsewhere.

This is Futbol rating: 3/10

Likely to happen?

Thankfully for Reds fans, no.

This looks like a fanciful report from the Argentine press, and it is highly unlikely that Liverpool would pay £53million for Gomez.

This is Futbol rating: 2/10